parkland shooting

AR-15 rifles on a shelf.
Were AR-15s Used in Every Major Mass Shooting in the United States After Aurora?
  • 18 May 2018
An attempt to link the rifle to several major mass attacks circulated widely online in...
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President Barack Obama.
Did the Parkland Shooting Suspect Have a ‘Connection’ to Barack Obama?
  • 9 May 2018
Conspiracy-minded web sites perform impressive mental gymnastics in an effort to tie the 44th president...
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Was a Weapon Advertised For Its Ability to Fit in a Backpack?
  • 7 May 2018
A photograph of a gun displayed in a clear plastic backpack is real.
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Did a Second Broward County Sheriff’s Deputy Die After ‘Exposing’ the Parkland Shooting?
  • 30 April 2018
Several conspiracy sites attempted to link the deaths of two Broward County sheriff's deputies, suggesting...
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Alex Jones
Sandy Hook Parents Sue Conspiracy Troll Alex Jones for Defamation
  • 17 April 2018
For years, Jones and his conspiracy-mongering network InfoWars have trolled grieving parents, accusing them of...
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‘Natural News’ Creator’s Newest Site Focuses Entirely on Teenaged Mass Shooting Survivor
  • 16 April 2018
Mike "Health Ranger" Adams is behind a web site dedicated to attacking David Hogg, who...
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Did a Radio Host Tweet About Sodomizing a Parkland Survivor With a ‘Hot Poker’?
  • 9 April 2018
St. Louis "media personality" Jamie Allman wrote that he was "getting ready to ram a...
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Was the ‘March for Our Lives’ Permit Application Made Months Before the Parkland Shooting?
  • 3 April 2018
A viral story based entirely on a misunderstanding falsely insinuates that the Marjory Stoneman Douglas...
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Did a Parkland Shooting Survivor Say ‘Generations Before Us Don’t Know What It’s Like to Be Shot at by AR-15s?’
  • 3 April 2018
A number of outlets used a hoax quote to paint David Hogg as hopelessly ignorant...
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Emma González giving a speech.
Did Emma González ‘Admit’ to Bullying the Parkland School Shooter?
  • 28 March 2018
Conspiracy theorists tried to discredit the mass shooting survivor (again) by ignoring the suspect's history...
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Did David Hogg Give a Nazi Salute?
  • 27 March 2018
A Parkland school shooting survivor was accused — falsely — of giving a Nazi salute...
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Was Emma González Photographed Swinging an Umbrella at a Truck?
  • 27 March 2018
A famous 2007 photograph of singer Britney Spears is being used to spread a false...
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