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How many more?' Beyoncé, Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow 'demand a plan' in gun violence PSA
Daily Mail UK ^ | December 21, 2012 | Jennifer Madison

Posted on 12/21/2012 3:53:58 PM PST by opentalk

Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyoncé Knowles are among celebrities campaigning for gun regulation in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

The stars feature in a new public service announcement against gun violence for Demand a Plan after 20-year-old Adam Lanza shot and killed 20 children and six adults before turning the gun on himself at the Connecticut school last Friday. The one-and-a-half minute clip features the celebrity activists asking: 'How many more colleges? How many more classrooms? How many more movie theatres? How many more houses of faith?' before lawmakers tighten regulations.

A cast of artists and entertainers, including Michelle Williams, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Ellen DeGeneres, Julianne Moore, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Olivia Munn, Selena Gomez, Paul Rudd, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt, Will Ferrell, Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Rashida Jones, John Slattery, Jeremy Renner, Conan O’Brien, and others, have feature in the PSA released Friday on DemandaPlan.org.

The effort, a campaign from Mayors Against Illegal Guns, comes a week after the horrific massacre in Newtown and amid polarising debate rippling through the U.S. about gun violence and the Second Amendment.

(Excerpt) Read more at dailymail.co.uk ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society
KEYWORDS: 2ndamendment; banglist; bloomberg; guncontrol; hollywood; secondamendment
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From wikipedia - funding of Mayors Against Illegal Guns /PSA

… Mayors Against Illegal Guns was founded by New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Boston Mayor Thomas Menino. [6] Bloomberg is the largest funder of the group, having contributed $3 million. [7] Eli Broad contributed $750,000 and the Joyce Foundation contributed $1.1 million. [8]

1 posted on 12/21/2012 3:54:07 PM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk
Here's a plan...

μολὼν λαβέ

...try it!
2 posted on 12/21/2012 3:56:10 PM PST by wastoute (Government cannot redistribute wealth. Government can only redistribute poverty.)
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To: opentalk
Do they have a history of criticizing murders in America's inner cities? If not, they only care because the shootings could be in a place (movie theater or school) that could affect them. Selfish bastards.
3 posted on 12/21/2012 3:57:44 PM PST by ConservativeStatement (Having an abortion is "progressive"?)
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To: opentalk

OK I surrender in the face of such mental giants.


4 posted on 12/21/2012 3:57:46 PM PST by Tijeras_Slim
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To: opentalk

To the headline: we care what these people say why?


5 posted on 12/21/2012 3:57:46 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: opentalk

Here is a plan:

1) All of these idiots can pledge to never used armed security ever again.

2) They can all go into the inner city (you know, the places with the most gun violence) and get every one of them to surrender their guns.


6 posted on 12/21/2012 3:58:50 PM PST by VanDeKoik
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To: opentalk

Also known by their non-stage names - Howard, Howard and Fine


7 posted on 12/21/2012 3:59:25 PM PST by llevrok (ObamaLand - Where young people go to retire.)
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To: opentalk

Let’s ban gun violence in movies and video games, first. Then wait and see the cultural effect before taking on guns. Actually, I don’t support the infringement of our god-given freedoms, that are enumerated in the Bill of Rights, but I would like to see how hollywood reacts.


8 posted on 12/21/2012 3:59:37 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: opentalk

Won’t this stop their work on faster than light travel and ending hunger?


9 posted on 12/21/2012 3:59:37 PM PST by Lx (Do you like it, do you like it. Scott? I call it Mr. and Mrs. Tennerman chili.)
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To: opentalk

The Eastern Bloc used to have a lower crime rate than the West. Maybe we should adopt totalitarianism to crack down on “blue collar” violent crime.

When the State is the one doing all the killing, what’s to worry about? Except maybe somebody in the State not liking you and deciding you should be executed.

A Police State is a Safe State! /s


10 posted on 12/21/2012 4:01:20 PM PST by Shadow44
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To: opentalk
How many more murders at abortatorims?
11 posted on 12/21/2012 4:01:20 PM PST by Coldwater Creek (He who dwells in the shelter of the Most High will rest in the shadows of the Almighty Psalm 91:)
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To: opentalk

yeah? well I demand a plan to stop attacking liberties of law abiding citizens with laws that will do NOTHING and start going after the criminals instead!

Effing Hollywood halfwits.
Go to hell.


12 posted on 12/21/2012 4:02:29 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: llevrok
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13 posted on 12/21/2012 4:02:38 PM PST by PhiloBedo (You gotta roll with the punches and get with what's real.)
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To: opentalk

Have them walk the streets of Chicago and NYC demanding street gangs to give up their stolen guns. That’s where the violence is.


14 posted on 12/21/2012 4:02:56 PM PST by SkyDancer (Live your life in such a way that the Westboro church will want to picket your funeral.)
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To: opentalk

They want a plan?

Arm and train qualified teachers and school staff.

If training and arming qualified teachers will not protect our children in school, then how does arming secret service agents protect Obama’s children?

There has never been an attempt to impose harm on his children, protected by armed agents.

The targets have been our vulnerable children in unprotected schools every time.

Are Obama’s daughters more important than your sons & daughters that they merit armed protections and yours don’t?


15 posted on 12/21/2012 4:02:57 PM PST by DakotaRed (Why not just pass a law requiring criminals to obey the laws?)
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To: opentalk
Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyoncé Knowles are among celebrities campaigning for gun regulation in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary.

We're in trouble - Bloomberg has called out the brain trust. I just hope Matt Damon doesn't make a commercial or it will be all over.

16 posted on 12/21/2012 4:03:34 PM PST by Hacksaw
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To: opentalk

How many people are killed in drunk driving accidents every year, as opposed to being killed by a random gunman in a public place? They won’t go there, because those boozehounds want their liquor.


17 posted on 12/21/2012 4:04:08 PM PST by tuffydoodle (Shut up voices, or I'll poke you with a Q-Tip again.)
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To: opentalk

Isn’t Beyonce married to the thug who was personally invited to the White House - Jay-Z, who calls women bitches and hoes (pimp my scenario) and who exploits senseless violence to millions of moronic impressionable teens? I’m sick of this hypocrisy. Why doesn’t anyone call these thugs out. Jay-Z and his fellow rappers have done more to destroy young blacks than every racist redneck ever did. Enough!


18 posted on 12/21/2012 4:04:33 PM PST by donaldo
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To: opentalk

So, none of these mayors have a concealed carry, and of course they have no armed security or police protecting them right? When these mental giants eschew all protection by force of arms then maybe they can talk to me about guns. But I am pretty sure they all believe in security for me but not for thee!


19 posted on 12/21/2012 4:04:35 PM PST by Mastador1
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To: VanDeKoik

“1) All of these idiots can pledge to never used armed security ever again.”

Yep.
These hypocrites will always see how they deserve protection that they can pay others to do for them but the rest of us can suck it if we want to protect ourselves.


20 posted on 12/21/2012 4:05:01 PM PST by Names Ash Housewares ( Refusing to kneel before the "messiah".)
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To: opentalk

If the guns are illegal.....sure. But that’s where the pity party stops.


21 posted on 12/21/2012 4:07:26 PM PST by Dallas59 (America died a little bit more on 11/6/2012)
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To: opentalk

Wow....is did not know that guys would insure the safety of my family. Its really magnanimous of them. Did they mention when they would be starting their first watch?

When one of them will walk through Central Park, at night, without body guards, I might start listening to them. But probably not.

//sarcasm off


22 posted on 12/21/2012 4:07:30 PM PST by Vermont Lt (We are so screwed.)
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To: opentalk

Add up their IQs and it may reach the intellegence of a goldfish.


23 posted on 12/21/2012 4:08:44 PM PST by Proud2BeRight
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To: opentalk
Not until they give up their armed details and *publicly* announce that they've done so.
24 posted on 12/21/2012 4:09:33 PM PST by Gay State Conservative (When Robbing Peter To Pay Paul,One Can Always Count On Paul's Cooperation)
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To: opentalk

One thing about Hollyweird “celebrities”, they have ALL of the answers and they’ll tell you that in a heartbeat. If we all could only be as smart as movie stars are.


25 posted on 12/21/2012 4:10:04 PM PST by FlingWingFlyer (U.S. elections have become nothing but another cheap ripoff of American Idol.)
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To: opentalk
Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyoncé Knowles are among celebrities campaigning for gun regulation in the wake of the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary. who are often, if not always, protected by bodyguards with guns but gasp in horror at the notion of the peasantry defending themselves with the same type of weaponry.
26 posted on 12/21/2012 4:10:35 PM PST by LostInBayport (When there are more people riding in the cart than there are pulling it, the cart stops moving...)
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To: svcw
Agree...a message from wealthy Hollywood. Sponsored by Bloomberg. All who can afford security.

UK passed new gun laws after a school shooting, and public outrage. Seem like a community organizing effort to Push the US into similar laws.

How UK school massacre led to tighter gun control

27 posted on 12/21/2012 4:12:14 PM PST by opentalk
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To: svcw

Tell these ditz b**ches to just shut the bleep up & sing.


28 posted on 12/21/2012 4:15:41 PM PST by elcid1970 ("The Second Amendment is more important than Islam.")
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To: svcw

> To the headline: we care what these people say why?

Because they can read or sing what others have written for them just like their idol Ohaha.


29 posted on 12/21/2012 4:17:32 PM PST by Jyotishi (Seeking the truth, a fact at a time.)
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To: opentalk
Those who would give up essential liberty to purchase a little temporary safety deserve neither liberty nor safety. --Ben Franklin

And I'm with him.

30 posted on 12/21/2012 4:17:33 PM PST by oldbrowser (They are marxists, don't call them democrats)
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To: oldbrowser

Id have been a lot happier if the NRA had called for members to pull their kids out of public school combined with a state by state campaign to allow local solutions to every individual district.


31 posted on 12/21/2012 4:20:14 PM PST by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: opentalk
Beyoncé, Jennifer Aniston and Gwyneth Paltrow

When your combined IQ is greater than 89 we'll talk.

32 posted on 12/21/2012 4:20:41 PM PST by Red Steel
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To: opentalk

Collection of Meat Puppets. Pretty to look at but best with mouths shut.


33 posted on 12/21/2012 4:25:04 PM PST by Kozak (The Republic is dead. I do not owe what we have any loyalty, wealth or sympathy.)
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To: opentalk

Open have you seen this article, old but very interesting.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/law-and-order/5712573/UK-is-violent-crime-capital-of-Europe.html


34 posted on 12/21/2012 4:25:40 PM PST by svcw (Why is one cell on another planet considered life, and in the womb it is not.)
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To: opentalk
How Many More?

Good question.

How Many More Trashy Hollywood Sluts will be making PSA's?

35 posted on 12/21/2012 4:27:08 PM PST by smoothsailing
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Obama connected to sponsor Joyce foundation ...

Barack Obama’s presidential campaign has worked to assure uneasy gun owners that he believes the Constitution protects their rights and that he doesn’t want to take away their guns. But before he became a national political figure, he sat on the board of a Chicago-based foundation that doled out at least nine grants totaling nearly $2.7 million to groups that advocated the opposite positions.

Obama’s eight years on the board of the Joyce Foundation, which paid him more than $70,000 in directors fees, do not in any way conflict with his campaign-trail support for the rights of gun owners, Ben LaBolt, a spokesman for Obama’s presidential campaign, asserted in a statement issued to Politico this week.

Obama linked to gun control efforts 2010

36 posted on 12/21/2012 4:31:27 PM PST by opentalk
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To: opentalk

Let me guess, most, if not all of these celebrities use armed security at some point for their safety. Whey they publicly state that thy will never use armed security again, no mater what the conditions and call 911 if a situation arises, then I’ll listen. They never will. Just more of do as I say, not as I do.


37 posted on 12/21/2012 4:33:07 PM PST by matt04
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To: Proud2BeRight

Seriously???!!!!

What’s wrong with you.............picking on goldfish.


38 posted on 12/21/2012 4:35:25 PM PST by Vendome (Don't take life so seriously, you won't live through it anyway)
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To: opentalk

A list of films, music etc acted in or sung by the above named “celebrities” that glorify guns, criminal culture, and/or senseless violence would be enlightening. Any applicable booking photos would be a plus.


39 posted on 12/21/2012 4:36:06 PM PST by SpaceBar
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To: svcw

Interesting...they have also had an open border policy. We are being pushed in the same direction.


40 posted on 12/21/2012 4:39:00 PM PST by opentalk
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To: ConservativeStatement

“Do they have a history of criticizing murders in America’s inner cities?”

Of course not. This is Hollywood, they’re attention whores by profession and this is free publicity. They’re going after the “low information” types who think that these people matter.

Typical Hollyweird Bolsheviks, 10 degrees to the left in good times, 15 degrees to the right when it affects them personally.


41 posted on 12/21/2012 4:42:28 PM PST by Stormdog (A rifle transforms one from subject to Citizen)
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To: opentalk

Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyoncé Knowles all have the blood of the Sandy Hook massacre victims on them, along with all those who seek to criminalize self defense.

How different would the outcome have been if some of the staff had the means to protect themselves! How many lives would have been saved!

Shame on Jennifer Aniston, Gwyneth Paltrow and Beyoncé Knowles for wanting to deny crime victims the right to defend themselves!


42 posted on 12/21/2012 4:59:21 PM PST by TheDon (Criminalizing self defense contributed to the Sandy Hook massacre.)
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To: wastoute

Are their security people armed?

Yes, I thought so.


43 posted on 12/21/2012 5:11:04 PM PST by SusaninOhio
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To: opentalk

Who really cars what these twits think. Oh, they don’t think.


44 posted on 12/21/2012 5:28:56 PM PST by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: VanDeKoik

“2) They can all go into the inner city (you know, the places with the most gun violence) and get every one of them to surrender their guns.”

If they truly cared, the Hollywood elitists would sell their Beverly Hills, Bel Air, and Malibu homes and immediately move into a fixer upper in South Central LA so they can demonstrate to urban dwellers how unnecessary guns are.


45 posted on 12/21/2012 5:42:51 PM PST by Soul of the South
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To: opentalk

Beyoncé? Is that the one with the fat legs?


46 posted on 12/21/2012 5:45:28 PM PST by Cyber Liberty (Obama considers the Third World morally superior to the United States.)
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To: opentalk
Michelle Williams, Reese Witherspoon, Kate Hudson, Cameron Diaz, Ellen DeGeneres, Julianne Moore, Chris Rock, Jamie Foxx, Olivia Munn, Selena Gomez, Paul Rudd, Jon Hamm, Jennifer Westfeldt, Will Ferrell, Sarah Silverman, Amy Poehler, Adam Scott, Rashida Jones, John Slattery, Jeremy Renner, Conan O’Brien

And not two brain cells to rub together to produce a spark of cognitive thought. Truly the end of civilization.

Think about it. What is the real difference between these people and zombies?

47 posted on 12/21/2012 5:57:04 PM PST by ChildOfThe60s (If you can remember the 60s.....you weren't really there)
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To: opentalk
Cameron Diaz can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Julianne Moore can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Chris Rock can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Jamie Foxx can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Paul Rudd can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Jon Hamm can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Will Ferrel can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Will Ferrel can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Adam Scott can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

John Slattery can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

Jeremy Renner can be seen using the following weapons in the following films

48 posted on 12/21/2012 6:39:44 PM PST by Vince Ferrer
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To: Vince Ferrer
Thanks great post, Related:

Obama: Time to address American culture ‘that too often glorifies guns and violence’

49 posted on 12/21/2012 6:48:35 PM PST by opentalk
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Yes, let’s center our Constitutional rights around these three paragons of intelligence and liberty.


50 posted on 12/21/2012 6:50:24 PM PST by Gene Eric (Demoralization is a weapon of the enemy. Don't get it, don't spread it!)
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