Posted May 27, 2016 8:49 am by Comments

By Bob Owens


It’s stunning how quickly the story dubbed “GunGate” by yours truly has spun up into a firestorm.

On Monday, the President of the Virginia Citizens Defense League (VCDL) wrote a post on Ammoland that outlined fraudulent editing in the documentary, Under the Gun. The film was directed by Stephanie Soechtig of Atlas Films (who played roles in several news networks over the course of her career), and was executive produced and narrated by Katie Couric. We picked up the story at Bearing Arms on Tuesday, and then the story exploded across the Internet on Wednesday when Stephen Gutowski of the Free Beacon juxtaposed the film’s dishonest video with VDCL’s audio of what really occurred during filming.

Under The Gun clearly and unambiguously replaced three thoughtful answers immediately provided to Couric’s questions—including one that showed why this expansion to background checks amounts to a Minority Report-type precrime already deemed unconstitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court—with “B”-roll film that was shot during a break during the more than two hours the group sat for questions.

Numerous publications have blasted director Soechtig—who admits to deceptively editing the …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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