MPAA Statement on Gun Violence

January 16, 2013


January 16, 2013

WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from the Independent Film & Television Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America, National Association of Broadcasters, and National Cable & Telecommunications Association on today’s announcement by the White House regarding gun violence:

“We support the President’s goal of reducing gun violence in this country. It is a complex problem, and as we have said, we stand ready to be part of the conversation and welcome further academic examination and consideration on these issues as the President has proposed.”

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For more information, contact:

IFTA: Jennifer Garnick, (310) 446-1006

MPAA: Howard Gantman, (202) 378-9127

NAB: Dennis Wharton, (202) 429-5350

NCTA: Brian Dietz, (202) 222-2350