More problems with FactCheck.org

My piece on Fox News yesterday only went through the points in FactCheck that were said to be false or misleading or unsupported. I didn't go through the points where they said were "partially true" or "mostly true."

"Expand the Clinton Semi-Auto Weapons Ban to Include Millions More Firearms"
Here is just part of the Illinois Assault Weapons Ban that Obama supported. Note that the federal ban banned a gun if it had two of the following features. This bill banned guns that had just one of these features.

(B) a semiautomatic rifle that has an ability to
13 accept a detachable magazine and has any of the
14 following:
15 (i) a folding or telescoping stock;
16 (ii) a pistol grip that protrudes
17 conspicuously beneath the action of the weapon;
18 (iii) a bayonet mount;
19 (iv) a flash suppressor or barrel having a
20 threaded muzzle; or
21 (v) a grenade launcher;

"Restore Voting Rights for Five Million Criminals Including Those Who Have been Convicted of Using a Gun to Commit a Violent Crime"

I can't figure out why this is only "mostly true." The claim says "including," not all or even most, and FactCheck's own discussion claims that some people with felony convictions have committed gun crimes.

Jeff Bishop has this summary of some other comments.

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