Kim LaCapria

Kim LaCapria is a New York-based Content Manager, Snopes community member, and folklore enthusiast. She has been writing for Snopes since 2014, and never gets tired of unraveling urban legends. When not working, she enjoys air hockey, jjimjilbangs, and casual mermaiding.

Is This a Photograph of Women ‘Screaming Through Their Vaginas’ to Protest the President?
  • 28 June 2018
A long-circulating image from an art project became attached to an unrelated backstory about purportedly...
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Will Canadians’ Cell Phones Now Be Searched at the U.S. Border?
  • 28 June 2018
In late June 2018, a web site resurrected months-old news about potential cellphone searches by...
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Did Harley Davidson’s CEO Call President Trump ‘a Moron’?
  • 27 June 2018
Matthew Levatich was accused of calling Donald Trump a "moron" after the president objected to...
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Did ICE Hurl a Pregnant Woman Over a Border Wall?
  • 26 June 2018
In June 2018, a piece of satire from "The Onion" became more confusing to social...
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Did Melania Trump’s Controversial Jacket Contain a Pro-Fascism Message?
  • 25 June 2018
Some elements of a viral post about Melania Trump's jacket are factual, but there's no...
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Was a Gay Man from South Dakota Sentenced to Death for Fear He Would ‘Enjoy’ Prison?
  • 25 June 2018
Appeals for a death row inmate include claims of bias in a 1993 sentencing due...
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Did Melania Trump Wear This Jacket on Her Way to Visit Children Separated from Their Families?
  • 21 June 2018
The First Lady made a surprise visit to detained immigrant children while wearing a jacket...
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Were These Children Separated From Their Parents Under Obama?
  • 21 June 2018
A 2014 photograph of unaccompanied minor immigrants is misleadingly being described as showing children separated...
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Are Immigrant Children Separated From Their Families Being Forcibly Sedated?
  • 20 June 2018
A lawsuit filed in April 2018, compiled before a new family separation policy was instituted,...
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Is This Audio of Detained Children Crying for Their Parents?
  • 19 June 2018
ProPublica published a surreptitious recording of distressed immigrant children inside an unnamed detention facility.
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Does a Specific Law Mandate Family Separation and Detention of Minors?
  • 19 June 2018
As public debate over the policy of separating families at the border continued, rumors appeared...
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