Hollywood wants gun control after making violent movies

Wednesday , January 16, 2013 - 2:17 PM

Kelly Dodge

Editor,

When Muslim extremists hijacked three planes and flew them into the World Trade Center the Pentagon and the ground, during the 9/11 attacks, killing over a thousand people, and a few years later, a disturbed person flew his plane into the IRS building in Texas, we didn’t want to ban the airplane.

Common sense told us the plane didn’t kill these people the person behind the controls did. But if these same people had taken just as many lives with a firearm, people would want to ban guns. Common sense is forgotten.

The gun didn’t kill these people; the disturbed person behind the gun did. A gun is a gun but if it has a pistol grip, is light weight and is semi-automatic, it’s called an assault weapon. A pump-action can shoot almost as fast. Almost any firearm can be converted to automatic with a little know how and some machine work.

John Browning converted a lever-action rifle a hundred years ago to shoot 400 rounds a minute. Are we going to ban them, too?

Where does it end? We have a president who wants to use executive action to by-pass Congress and the Second Amendment .

Didn’t he swear to defend and uphold the Constitution? I have seen the Hollywood elite doing attack ads on firearms. These are the same people who have made a very good living glorifying blood, guts and gore, murder and mayhem in their movies. Most of them have armed security guards to protect them and their families.

The vice president mentioned violent video games, but never said a word about Hollywood. After all they donated a lot of money to their campaigns.

Kelly Dodge

Ogden

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