Warnings about scams involving new Medicare ID cards circulated in February 2018.
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a law ensuring that teachers can’t shoot back if attacked — but the law was signed because of the tragedy in Parkland, Florida.
False rumors that Barack Obama is trying to become UN secretary-general are based on outdated (and questionable) reporting from 2014 and 2016.
False reports from 2012 and 2013 that the military plans to confiscate guns from private citizens resurfaced after the February 2018 shooting in Parkland, Florida, at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High.
A spokesperson for Melania Trump said that rumors the first lady brought an exorcist into the White House were “not true in any way.”
False claims that Maxine Waters tweeted about gun control and armed security came from an imposter account.
False rumors that Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz is a registered Democrat are baed on the public voter registration records of someone with a similar name.
Florida school shooter Nikolas Cruz was not a member of Antifa, he trained with and identified with a “white civil rights organization” called the Republic of Florida.
President Trump signed a law rolling back Obama-era measures to strengthen background checks to prevent gun sales to people with mental illnesses.