Fake News Onslaught Depicts Social Security Gun Ban Repeal as Arming Dangerous Citizens

In this April 30, 2016 photograph, Jake Driskell, a Laurel police officer and owner of Gun Guy Tactical, helps Crestview Baptist Church member and first time shooter Katherine Huffman, line up her sights with her husband's revolver during the live fire portion of a enhanced concealed carry class sponsored by the church for members and area residents in Petal, Miss. The 20 participants received hands on assistance during a practical shooting exercise, a thorough review on the fundamentals of safe handling of firearms in addition to a review of the basic and enhanced Mississippi Concealed Carry laws. (AP Photo/Rogelio V. Solis)
Last week’s House vote to repeal Barack Obama’s Social Security gun ban sparked a fake news onslaught as media tried to depict the repeal as something that armed dangerous citizens.