The Village of Deerfield, Illinois, approved an ordinance banning the possession of assault weapons within city limits in April 2018.
False rumors that Emma Gonzalez bullied Nikolas Cruz into opening fire on Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School doesn’t match the timeline of events that led up to the shooting.
False claims that David Hogg was at home during the Parkland school shooting and rode his bike to school later are based on a comment that was taken out of context.
Details are disputed about Jimmy Coyne’s prayer request for his teenage grandson who was reportedly beaten by another student over an argument about a school walkout.
Former U.S. Attorney General Janet Reno said waiting periods on gun purchases were the “first step” in gun control — but she did not support a total firearms prohibition.
Claims that Virginia social worker Storm Durham was fired for holding a concealed carry permit are refuted by her former employer, but there’s not enough evidence to prove or disprove them fully.
A satirical article of 1995 recasts the outbreak of the American Revolutionary War to make a point about gun rights, stating that 72 People Killed Resisting Gun Confiscation by National Guard.
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 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.
False claims that Maxine Waters tweeted about gun control and armed security came from an imposter account.