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What can Hollywood do to stem gun violence? [Poll]

December 21, 2012|By John Horn
  • Woody Harrelson, left, and Juliette Lewis in "Natural Born Killers."
Woody Harrelson, left, and Juliette Lewis in "Natural Born Killers." (Warner Bros. )

The head lobbyist for the National Rifle Assn. said on Friday that Hollywood and video game companies must share the blame for last week's school shooting that took the lives of 20 schoolchildren and six educators.

In addition to calling for armed guards at every American school, Wayne LaPierre, the NRA's chief executive officer and executive vice president, singled out movies like "Natural Born Killers" and video games like "Grand Theft Auto" that  "shock, violate and offend every standard of civilized society."

He offered no suggestions about what Hollywood should do. But what do you think? Are there some concrete steps the movie business can take to make the country safer? Check as many boxes as you like. 


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