Celebs Demand a Plan to End Gun Violence [Video]
Hours after the National Rifle Association conference, more than 50 celebrities launched a public service announcement, “Demand a Plan to End Gun Violence.” A wide swath of big name entertainers such as the cast members of “Parks & Recreation,” Will Ferrell, Chris Rock, Paul Rudd, Jennifer Aniston, Jason Bateman, Julianne Moore, Ellen DeGeneres, Jeremy Renner, John Hamm and Gwyneth Paltrow recorded the message. It advocates the immediate need for laws providing stricter gun control.
The campaign of 750 mayors and 750,000 supporters urges lawmaker and President Obama to pass legislation that would require criminal background checks for guns sold, ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines, and make gun trafficking a federal crime.
To read the Mayors Against Illegal Guns press release and the group co-chair, New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s statement in response to the NRA press conference, click here.