Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez said that "owning guns is not a right. If it were a right, it would be in the Constitution."

Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has been the subject of a number of false rumors and accusations since she became the youngest woman elected to congress. In January 2019, we came across yet another meme that attempted to paint the freshman lawmaker as inexperienced and uneducated, this time by falsely attributing a fake quote about gun rights to her:

The fake quote reads: “Owning guns is NOT a right… If it were a right, it would be in the Constitution.” – Ocasio-Cortez.

This is not a genuine quote from Ocasio-Cortez. It was fabricated and spread in an attempt to discredit the New York congresswoman.

Although this fake quote has been shared[1] by numerous [2]social[3] media[4]

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