Friday, March 6th, 2015
On March 7, 1965, Alabama state troopers beat civil rights marchers in Selma, Ala. This month marks the 50th anniversary of a day that led to passage of the Voting Rights Act of 1965. (AP)

Fact-checks about Selma and the Voting Rights Act

On the 50th anniversary of ‘Bloody Sunday’ in Selma, we look back at our fact-checks about voting rights

The Latest from PolitiFact

Mostly True

One judge said it, but it's not binding

Mostly False

Happy, happy, happy -- to correct the record

Mostly True

Florida's tax burden is indeed low

Half-True

A careful choice of words

False

Evidence clear that measles bigger threat than vaccine

True

Data backs him up

False

Faulty premise, faulty conclusion

Half-True

A stretch on the number, and the implication