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-- -- the sad moment of silence last -- new channels such a complex story there too.
What about Hollywood and what about gun violence in movies Hollywood is reacting now and we want to -- is on that story -- in Los Angeles William good morning.
Although you wonder if it's not getting attention because the money spent lobbying Capitol Hill.
The charges leveled at the gun industry for defending the Second Amendment right to own a weapon.
While the movie industry fights for its First Amendment right.
To produce violent content.
From video games to a movie.
Elected -- studies -- violence on the screen to violent behavior -- directors like Quentin Tarantino say so what.
There's violence in the world tragedies happen -- the playmakers.
Blame is something Tarantino and others -- violent content refuse to accept.
Big media companies spend literally tens of millions of dollars virtually every month lobbying and and Washington and around the country.
To make sure that they maintain the status quo here in congress.
What we need now are not more words.
What we need is action.
-- is talking about guns not those who glamorize them on the screen yet who has more influence on Capitol Hill.
Since 1998 the NRA contributed sixteen million dollars to political candidates.
Compared to forty million from the top five studios and heavyweights fundraisers and donors like producer Harvey Weinstein George Clooney Brad Pitt.
And Leonardo DiCaprio.
These -- contributions members of congress get.
Would preempt them from ever taking full regulatory authority such as a rating system requiring any movie with -- murder -- get an.
Or violent video games get warning labels like cigarette.
It's there's a fear of confronting and taking on a controversial subject.
Which is so profoundly important to get and get done right.
That baffles me.
Now both the gaming in the movie industry prefer self regulation -- policing they spend just as much of the NRA.
To keep the federal government out of their business William thank you William watching -- on that story and Los Angeles.
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