That Picture of Emma Gonzalez Tearing Up the Constitution Is Fake, and Sharing It Is Shameful

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This past weekend, a fake photo and GIF of Parkland-shooting-survivor-turned-activist Emma Gonzalez began circulating the internet. The images depict the activist tearing a copy of the United States Constitution in half.

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The source of the doctored images is unknown. The original images, however, are from a Teen Vogue shoot. In the original, Gonzalez is holding a shooting target poster that she rips in half.

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The doctored images are yet another example of the criticism and backlash that young gun control advocates have been receiving since speaking up after the Parkland shooting.

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