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People Are Sharing A Fake Picture Of A Parkland Survivor Tearing Up The Constitution

People Are Sharing A Fake Picture Of A Parkland Survivor Tearing Up The Constitution

The real photo is from a Teen Vogue photo shoot, and shows Emma González ripping up a shooting target poster, not the Constitution.

Posted on March 25, 2018, at 12:16 p.m. ET

Emma González, a survivor of the Parkland, Florida, shooting and prominent leader of the #NeverAgain movement, stood in silence for minutes on Saturday at the Washington, DC, March for Our Lives.

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But as González and hundreds of thousands rallied at events across the US, on the internet, a fake photo claiming to show González tearing apart the Constitution was beginning to make the rounds.

Still think they just want to make a small adjustment to ur Right? If u dont like the way we are in America, why r u here? Our Constitution is what separates us aka the REASON u haven't left yet. There are other places in the world that satisfy ur desires. Just get on the plane! https://t.co/UIBzMGBvkf

A GIF of González purportedly ripping the Constitution in half began to circulate on Twitter as well, shared by verified and unverified users alike.


The fake photo and GIF were taken from a Teen Vogue cover story about the March for Our Lives student activists.

"We, the youth of the United States, have built a new movement to denounce gun violence and call for safety in all of our communities. This is only the beginning." @Emma4Change pens a searing op-ed on this generation's plans to make change: https://t.co/MV34GJgrdI #NeverAgain https://t.co/FWTpOD1WKL

The original photo and GIF depict González tearing apart a shooting target poster, not the US Constitution.

Justy a sample of what NRA supporters are doing to teenagers who survived a massacre (real picture on the right).


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