Claim: Image shows Salvation Army bell ringers posing with a sign reading ‘Gays Not Allowed.’
Example: [Collected via e-mail, September 2013]
This photo was posted on Facebook accompanying a link to an article titled “Salvation Army says ‘Gays Need to Be Put to Death.’
The photo does not appear with the actual article, so I am wondering if it has been Photoshopped to change the words on the sign.
Several people have posted pictures of ObamaCare ads. Wondering if these ads really exist.
Origins: The image displayed above showing two female Salvation Army bell ringers posing with one of that charity’s famous red donation collection kettles and a sign reading “Gays Not Allowed” is often circulated in tandem with another item about that charity’s stance towards homosexuality. However, the image isn’t real; it’s just a critical spoof based on a digitally altered version of a standard Salvation Army promotional photograph showing a couple of volunteer bell ringers posing with a sign bearing the Salvation Army motto “Doing the Most Good”:
Last updated: 10 December 2013