Reel Change

Here is an interesting twist in the complex relationship between government, gun violence, and Hollywood. There is a new approach to gun control – and it is inspired by the movies.

All sensible people , even 90 percent of Americans, agree that individuals who suffer from mental illness should not be allowed to buy guns. By all counts, Adam Lanza would not have been able to purchase firearms; he suffered from Asperger’s and sensory integration disorder. But the guns he used in the Sandy Hook shooting last December were stolen from his mother’s house before he killed her. So how do we prevent individuals who are prone to violence from stealing or borrowing guns from those who would easily pass a background check? It seems impossible.

But in Hollywood, all things are possible. Check out this press release from Congressman John Tierney (D-MA):

In the most recent James Bond thriller…

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