Sotomayor Claims 100,000 Children ‘in Serious Condition,’ on ‘Ventilators’
CLAIM: U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor: “We have over 100,000 children, which we’ve never had before, in serious condition, many on ventilators,” from coronavirus.
VERDICT: FALSE. There are about 4,000 children in hospital from coronavirus.
Justice Sotomayor made several factually false statements during oral arguments Friday at the Supreme Court, as the justices considered challenges to President Joe Biden’s vaccine mandates, including a mandate on large private employers.
One of the more bizarre statements Sotomayor made was the claim that there are 100,000 children currently hospitalized in the United States...