Fact Check: Images of Satanist Schooling in Libraries Are Digitally Generated

Images are circulating online that purport to show demonic figures in libraries instructing children in the ways of Satanism. These images were generated using artificial intelligence software and are not real.  

Each of these images has a watermark in the bottom right-hand corner that reads “The Pumpkin Express.” Facebook and Instagram accounts by that name posted the images on May 2. The Facebook post in question was edited to include a notice that “This is not real. I created these pics with AI (artificial intelligence) software. The children are not real, this never happened.”

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