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VERIFY Fact Sheet: What is sedition and other key terms from Jan. 6

Government

No, 15,000 protesters in Iran were not sentenced to death

World

Yes, some forms of slavery are still technically legal in most US states

Government

No, Texas schools aren’t distributing DNA kits to identify kids in school shootings

Guns

No, legitimate reports of contaminated Halloween candy are not common

Holiday

Signing the back of your credit card is not a significant security risk

Money

Yes, ‘rainbow’ fentanyl is circulating in the United States

Health

Yes, an Illinois law eliminates cash bail, but some people will still be detained before trial

Crime

No, entering your PIN backward at the ATM will not call for help in an emergency

Crime

No, a new Instagram update does not change how precise your location appears to other people

Social Media

No, DUI charges against Paul Pelosi haven’t been dropped

National

No, Alex Jones can’t appeal $49M verdict because of ineffective counsel. Here’s why

National

Yes, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, others were arrested at abortion rights protest

Crime

Yes, Arizona did make it illegal to record a police officer within 8 feet

Crime

No, states denying right to abortion isn’t ‘forced pregnancy,’ an international crime against humanity

World

Yes, law enforcement is still required to read you your Miranda rights

SCOTUS