NOT REAL NEWS: A look at what didn’t happen this week

  • Pistols sit on display during the first day of the Silver Spur Gun and Blade Show on Jan. 22 in Odessa, Texas. On Friday, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming a bill passed by the Democrat-led U.S. House of Representatives would criminalize disassembling, cleaning and re-assembling your gun without a firearm manufacturer’s license. (Eli Hartman/Odessa American via AP)

  • Boxes of the drug mifepristone line a shelf at the West Alabama Women’s Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16. The drug is one of two used together in “medication abortions.” On Friday, The Associated Press reported on stories circulating online incorrectly claiming medication abortions are dangerous. (AP Photo/Allen G. Breed, File)

A roundup of some of the most popular but completely untrue stories and visuals of the week. None of these are legit, even though they were shared widely on social media. The Associated Press checked them out. Here are the facts: