Monday, January 22, 2007

Hillary Clinton's role in Million Mom March fundraising scandal

Now that Hillary Clinton has announced her intention to run for President in 2008, the pro-2nd community must remind the country, e.g. through letters to the editor in local papers, of her involvement in the Million Mom March fundraising scandal of 2000.

For those who don't remember this scandal, the 501(c)(3) tax-exempt Million Mom March raised money to "promote gun safety" (or "reduce gun violence," or something to that effect) while actually using the money to run what the American Rifleman called a thinly-disguised campaign rally for Albert Gore and other liberal Democrats. Not only that, the MMM told the IRS it did not attempt to influence legislation, even though it told its constituents that its mission was to demand gun licensing and registration laws. PROOF (relevant portions of the MMM's tax return) here:

Downloadable Word for Windows documentation (1.2Mb):