A prominent gun control activist has been exposed as an NRA spy by Mother Jones magazine.  For years, a woman known as "Mary McFate" posed as a volunteer activist for several prominent gun violence prevention organizations, including the Brady Campaign, the Freedom States Alliance and CeaseFire PA.  As such, she was able to gain access to the highest level of strategic planning and insights of the gun violence prevention movement.  She then turned around and handed that information to her real employer, the NRA.

Sign the petition below and send a message that you want the NRA to stop attacking our civil liberties and our right to seek reasonable gun laws.

On July 30th, Mother Jones magazine broke a story that a longtime gun violence prevention activist known as "Mary McFate" is in fact an undercover freelance spy working for the NRA and the gun industry.

For years, this cynical impostor has been passing along the strategies of the gun violence prevention movement to the NRA while maintaining the profile of a committed gun control advocate.

We have seen how desperate the NRA really is. Their blatant dirty tricks and spending of millions of dollars to influence public officials while blocking important measures that would help reduce the thousands of gun deaths and injuries in our country speaks volumes about what their motivation is.

Haven't enough innocent people died because of the easy access to illegal guns?

It's time to speak up and demand that our legislatures enact the kind of commonsense laws that will help prevent gun violence.
This petition is no longer active.
1-25 of 405 signatures
Number Date Name
405 Tue Sep 28 15:42:30 EDT 2010 Robert Pellizzi As a parent of two college students, and the founder of, I wholeheartedly support the effort to block guns from being permitted on campus. I will do everything I can personally and More....
404 Sun Aug 01 14:51:00 EDT 2010 Anonymous Don't you know that this is high time to get the <a href="">home loans</a>, which will help you.
403 Thu Feb 25 13:55:17 EST 2010 Bryan Miller Maybe this group should focus on the hospital murders first: Nearly 50,000 U.S. medical patients die every year of blood poisoning or pneumonia they picked up in hospital.
402 Thu Feb 25 13:30:43 EST 2010 Bryan Miller I don't understand what THIS person sneaking around has anything to do with the illegal easy access to illegal guns?
401 Mon Jul 13 10:56:59 EDT 2009 Anonymous
400 Thu Mar 19 20:28:03 EDT 2009 Denise Seker
399 Mon Mar 09 14:37:51 EDT 2009 Anonymous
398 Mon Mar 09 14:37:34 EDT 2009 Anonymous
397 Fri Feb 20 20:55:14 EST 2009 Joseph Shulman
396 Fri Feb 20 00:00:25 EST 2009 Margot Blacker
395 Mon Feb 16 18:08:43 EST 2009 Anonymous
394 Fri Feb 13 17:58:48 EST 2009 Rachel Faudree
393 Thu Oct 16 13:01:55 EDT 2008 Robin K. Blum
392 Wed Sep 03 19:43:52 EDT 2008 Annie Durocher Annie Durocher
391 Tue Aug 26 16:33:18 EDT 2008 Anonymous
390 Mon Aug 18 23:15:20 EDT 2008 tom williams If they cant play fair they obviously have something to be afraid of
389 Thu Aug 14 11:00:22 EDT 2008 Anonymous
388 Sun Aug 10 23:12:48 EDT 2008 Anonymous
387 Sun Aug 10 23:12:48 EDT 2008 Anonymous
386 Sun Aug 10 18:42:22 EDT 2008 Rani Chaudhary
385 Sun Aug 10 07:53:29 EDT 2008 Kristi Pointer
384 Sat Aug 09 12:20:05 EDT 2008 Ann Hillstrom
383 Sat Aug 09 05:52:51 EDT 2008 Luis Alberto Alarco
382 Sat Aug 09 01:04:23 EDT 2008 Dawn Grib
381 Thu Aug 07 21:33:11 EDT 2008 Kimberley Harrison 204 -->203This is devious, sick and twisted. How could a person live with themselves knowing they are spying on and lying to victims of gun violence? Sadly, it says lets infiltrate their group to get their info.
Next -> is a 501(c)(4) issue advocacy organization.