Staff / TruthdigAug 7, 2008
An investigation by Mother Jones has turned up an interesting life -- one Mary McFate, aka Mary Lou Sapone, who for years worked as a national figure in the gun-control movement and as a paid spy for the NRA. According to the mag, McFate held board positions in numerous activist groups while her alter ego has been known to infiltrate such organizations for a fee. Dig deeper ( 2 Min. Read )
Marie Cocco / TruthdigJul 1, 2008
There's a silver lining in the Supreme Court's recent ruling on the Second Amendment: Even Antonin Scalia recognizes that gun control is not the same thing as gun confiscation. Dig deeper ( 3 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 1, 2008
When someone points a gun in a movie, that's usually the audience's cue that adrenaline-cranking good times are about to be had. Not so in this lineup of films, compiled by Participant Media's TakePart.com with the aim of countering the overplayed guns=fun equation. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMay 17, 2008
Good thing Mike Huckabee isn't in the running for the presidency anymore -- he'd be hard-pressed to spin his way out of the truly horrific crack he made Friday at an NRA event in Louisville, Ky. That's hardly important, considering the troubling implications of his failed joke, which called up the image of Democratic candidate Barack Obama being targeted by a gun-wielding assailant. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigDec 27, 2007
The National Rifle Association and the Second Amendment Foundation are suing the mayor and police superintendent of New Orleans because, they say, the city unconstitutionally seized some 1,000 guns during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Police say they took only stolen or abandoned weapons. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 5, 2007
The Log Cabin Republicans have launched a national ad campaign to draw attention to Romney's less-than-conservative past. The Romney campaign, as one might imagine, isn't too pleased and has fired back. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigSep 22, 2007
Republican presidential hopeful Rudy Giuliani was busy sweet-talking a group of National Rifle Association members in Washington, D.C., on Friday when he received a call from a very special lady. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigAug 29, 2007
Idaho Sen. Larry Craig is working hard to disabuse the press and public of the notion that he has solicited or engaged in sexual activity with men, either at the Minneapolis airport or on other rumored occasions. Regardless of the veracity of said rumors, Editor & Publisher wonders how the media missed the news of his Minnesota arrest almost three months ago. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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