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.
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405 Fri Sep 30 14:25:36 EDT 2011 Julius Erving Colleges are a place for leaning, sharing ideas, and at times heated debate. The presense of firearms would have a negative impact on these social neccessities for fear of reprisals. Gun ownership is a More....
404 Fri May 13 18:39:47 EDT 2011 Bobbi Castellan
403 Tue May 10 13:11:44 EDT 2011 Nancy chhin
402 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....
401 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.
400 Mon Jun 28 20:55:01 EDT 2010 Anonymous
399 Fri Mar 05 20:34:15 EST 2010 Chris Kiely Anyone's best tactic for a moral and ethical outcome in a potentially violent situation is de-escalation. That gets a whole lot more difficult (not to mention absolutely necessary!) when guns and More....
398 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.
397 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?
396 Mon Feb 15 18:32:45 EST 2010 Rick Mott The NRA resorts to such tactics because they are ethically and morally bankrupt.
395 Mon Feb 15 17:42:45 EST 2010 Kenneth Reeds
394 Fri Jan 15 15:55:38 EST 2010 Steve Turner
393 Wed Nov 18 14:27:17 EST 2009 Douglas Stangler
392 Sat Nov 14 17:12:36 EST 2009 Laurie Meeder
391 Mon Jul 13 10:56:59 EDT 2009 Anonymous
390 Fri Jul 10 13:44:02 EDT 2009 Susan Jacoby
389 Wed Jul 08 17:45:49 EDT 2009 Kristen Day A disturbing tactic, wonder where she learned it? Guns need to be banned for any use other than for hunting and by law enforcement.
388 Thu Mar 19 20:28:03 EDT 2009 Denise Seker
387 Mon Mar 09 14:37:51 EDT 2009 Anonymous
386 Mon Mar 09 14:37:34 EDT 2009 Anonymous
385 Wed Feb 25 00:35:45 EST 2009 Denise Nichols It is the responsibility of the adult owner of the gun to be fully responsible for the gun. If you properly teach your children, they will not want the gun in the first place. You must start by teaching More....
384 Fri Feb 20 20:55:14 EST 2009 Joseph Shulman
383 Fri Feb 20 17:15:55 EST 2009 Carl Howard
382 Fri Feb 20 16:04:21 EST 2009 Cheryl Liniman
381 Fri Feb 20 15:36:35 EST 2009 Darwin Aronoff
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