Were Anne Frank's Diary and the Bible 'Banned' by a Texas School District?

Controversial subjects like these often lead social media users to make comments before they grasp the full scope of the story.

What is Snopes?


/snoʊps/ NOUN and sometimes VERB

We are the internet’s go-to source for discerning what is true and what is total nonsense. Before you scroll further, a few tips on how to “snopes”:


Thousands upon thousands of fact checks and investigations live in our archives. You might want to bookmark this page.


Browse the most popular or most recent content when you visit the Top Posts and What’s New pages.


Can’t find what you’re looking for? Send us a note. Your tip could be our next assignment.

Latest Articles
View all
Diving suit, circa 1925
Is This a Real Deep-Sea Diving Suit from 1925?
  • 18 August 2022
This luxurious, patented, all-metal diving suit featured the latest in deep-sea technology, including automobile headlights...
  • Fact Check
Is This a Real Deep-Sea Diving Suit from 1925?
Top Fact Checks
Most Searched