MPAA Statement on White House Task Force on Gun Violence

January 10, 2013


January 10, 2013

WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from the Directors Guild of America, Independent Film & Television Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America, National Association of Broadcasters, National Association of Theatre Owners, and National Cable & Telecommunications Association on this evening’s meeting with the White House Task Force on Gun Violence:

“The entertainment community appreciates being included in the dialogue around the Administration’s efforts to confront the complex challenge of gun violence in America. This industry has a longstanding commitment to provide parents the tools necessary to make the right viewing decisions for their families. We welcome the opportunity to share that history and look forward to doing our part to seek meaningful solutions.”

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For more information, contact:

DGA: Sahar Moridani, (310) 289-5333

IFTA: Jennifer Garnick, (310) 446-1006

MPAA: Howard Gantman, (202) 378-9127

NAB: Dennis Wharton, (202) 429-5350

NATO: Patrick Corcoran, (818) 506-1778

NCTA: Brian Dietz, (202) 222-2350