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NRA Picture of Diverse Gun Rights Rally Appears to Be Photoshopped From Stock Image

Hmm. Here’s the image on a National Rifle Association page about gun rights legislation passing in several state legislatures across the country.


(The same photo appears on at least one other NRA page as well.)

Here’s a stock image of a campaign rally from the Getty photo service.

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In 2014 a manipulated image in a NRA television ad was used to suggest that Iowa Senate candidate Bruce Braley had lied about not having met former New York City Mayor and well-known gun control advocate Michael Bloomberg.

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The two men had attended the same large event (which was not gun-control-related) but did not share a stage, and there’s no evidence they came in contact with each other.

Related: Since-ousted Republican Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett was caught Photoshopping an elderly black woman into a picture on his 2014 campaign website.