Latest Mostly True Fact-checks in Religion Anthony Fauci stated on October 3, 2021 in an interview on CNN: “There are precious few religions that actually say you cannot” get vaccinated. Roy Cooper stated on May 12, 2020 in a press conference: “With retail, people are moving around and you don’t have as much a chance to spread the virus (as you do) when people are sitting or standing indoors” for long periods of time. Bloggers stated on December 9, 2018 in a headline: "Principal bans candy canes." Omar Rachid stated on July 21, 2018 in a San Antonio Express-News story: "Muslims in America have been subjected to more insults, attacks and hate crimes in the last two or three years than ever before, specifically more than after 9-11." Senate Leadership Fund stated on August 2, 2017 in an ad: In addition to his compensation as a judge, "Roy Moore and his wife (paid themselves) over $1 million from a charity they ran." Russ Feingold stated on October 7, 2016 in an interview: Says Saudi Arabia, a U.S. ally, has "paid to export throughout the world" Wahhabism -- "an extreme form of Islam" that basically teaches "Americans are the devil." Hillary Clinton stated on May 3, 2016 in a Clinton campaign tweet: Says Donald Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, build a wall, ban Muslims, and more. Jeb Bush stated on November 29, 2015 in an interview on "Face the Nation": "It is already in the law that there is a requirement to screen (refugees) for religion." Matthew Dowd stated on September 20, 2015 in a panel discussion on ABC News' "This Week with George Stephanopoulos": Says Pope Francis "took the name of a saint who basically reached out to Muslims." Bloggers stated on June 6, 2015 in social media posts: "U.S. Embassy Celebrates America’s Independence on June 4th in Order to Accommodate Muslims." Reza Aslan stated on September 29, 2014 in an interview on "CNN Tonight": Says female genital mutilation is "a central African problem," not an Islamic problem, as Bill Maher suggested. LZ Granderson stated on September 28, 2014 in comments on CNN's "State of the Union": Says President Barack Obama has launched "twice as many strikes (on) countries that are predominantly Muslim" than President George W. Bush. Mary Burke stated on May 6, 2014 in a forum: The Wisconsin school voucher program "has no research that shows that it’s going to improve student learning." Wilton Gregory stated on March 31, 2014 in in the Georgia Bulletin, the Catholic newspaper: The Cathedral of Christ the King is one of the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s largest and fastest-growing parishes. Bill Zedler stated on July 17, 2012 in a Twitter post.: "While (Barack) Obama preaches ‘we are our brother’s keeper,’ his brother and aunt live in real poverty in Kenya." Jon O'Brien stated on April 11, 2012 in written testimony at a House hearing: "Only 14 percent of Catholics agree with the Vatican's position that abortion should be illegal." Cecilia Muñoz stated on February 1, 2012 in a post to the White House Blog: "Most women, including 98 percent of Catholic women, have used contraception." Adam Hasner stated on March 20, 2011 in a speech before conservative activists: In a lawsuit between private citizens, a Florida judge "announced the decision was going to be based on Islamic Law." John Oliver stated on February 3, 2011 in an episode of The Daily Show: Joe Straus is the "first Jewish speaker of the" Texas House. Jack Conway stated on October 15, 2010 in a campaign commercial: Rand Paul wants "to end all federal faith-based initiatives, and even end the deduction for religious charities." Tamara Holder stated on August 18, 2010 in comments on the Hannity show.: "The Republicans have 2 percent of the Muslim vote.'' Sarah Palin stated on September 11, 2008 in Fairbanks, Alaska: Sarah Palin was repeating "Abraham Lincoln's words" in discussing the war in Iraq. John McCain stated on August 16, 2008 in Saddleback Valley Community Church in Orange County, Calif.: "It (Georgia) was one of the earliest Christian nations. The king of then-Georgia in the third century converted to Christianity." Chain email stated on January 18, 2008: Barack Obama's church gave a lifetime achievement award to Louis Farrakhan. Chain email stated on January 6, 2008: The church Barack Obama belongs to has a "nonnegotiable commitment to Africa."