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Meme Mangles Constitutional Rights

A meme making the bogus claim that the U.S. Constitution confers rights only to citizens is circulating online. Actually, many of the rights granted in the Constitution apply to noncitizens, too.

Meme Puts Words in Eric Trump’s Mouth

A resurfaced meme claims, falsely, that Eric Trump said on Fox News that the “President should be able to choose Governors, Senators, and Congressmen.” The quotation appears to have originated on a Facebook page that calls its content “parody.”

Facebook Post Mischaracterizes Cow Study

A picture of a cow used for a research project in 2008 has been circulating on social media with a false claim that “fringe leftist[s] are now advocating for cow fart bags to capture farts as a way to help prevent ‘global warming.'”

Photo Shows Woodstock, Not a Trump Rally

A photo of the 1969 Woodstock music festival is circulating on Facebook with the false claim that the picture shows the crowd at a recent rally held by President Donald Trump.

Doctored Photo Adds Biden Smooch

A photo of a woman protesting Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination to the U.S. Supreme Court has been manipulated to make it look like former Vice President Joe Biden was there and kissed her.

Manipulated Time Cover on Climate Recirculates

A viral meme attempts to undercut the evidence of climate change by using an edited cover of Time magazine — and regurgitating a misleading claim about “global cooling.”