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Hollywood Hypocrites: Video Contrasts Celebs Demanding a Gun Control Plan with Gun Violence Scenes from their Films

Carl469 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 3:21 PM
Can this piece be taken seriously? There is no "hypocrisy" in calling for gun control (much as I'm skeptical that it would work) and depicting the use of guns in a movie. What's next? Denouncing Daniel Craig for "hypocrisy" in playing James Bond while declining to criticize gun control?
spartacus3344 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 4:27 PM
The real issue, one that's ignored by everyone, especially celebrities and progressives that just do things that make them feel good, is mental illness.

It's not movies
It's not video games
It sure as hell isn't guns

It's mental illness. And until progressives, and celebrities and everyone else gets this through their skulls, we will never make any headway to stop or curb tragedies like Newtown.
Carl469 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:59 PM
You're right. It is mental illness. But keep in mind conservatives are as much in denial about this as liberals are.
John in Gwinnett,Ga Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 3:37 PM
It is very hypocritical. Liberals also use really stupid comparisons to rationalize how they think compared to those that actually understand.
Carl469 Wrote: Jan 02, 2013 6:58 PM
There is nothing "liberal" or "hypocritical" in my point. Reality check, John: Depiction is not advocacy. There was plenty of knife violence in Shakespeare's plays. Why don't we just ban them so as to "protect families?"

The ugly, taunting, dogmatic tone of redneck-level posts really gets me down.

In the wake of the Sandy Hook massacre, Mayors Against Illegal Guns launched the campaign, “Demand a Plan,” which features A-list celebrities calling on Americans to demand a gun control plan from their elected officials. Of course, it’s nothing more than typical Hollywood hypocrisy.

But now a new video called “Demand a Plan – Demand Celebrities Go F*** Themselves”  has been created that highlights the gun violence many of these same stars have taken part in in their movies and television shows.

The "Demand Celebrities" response video intersperses the original PSA with scenes of gun...