NRA Press Conference: Hollywood Reacts

10:52 AM PST 12/21/2012 by THR Staff
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#NRA became a trending United States topic on Twitter and many in the industry responded to the presser on the social media service.

On Friday -- one week after the deadly shooting at a Connecticut elementary school that left 20 children dead -- the National Rifle Association held its first press conference since the tragedy. Executive vice president Wayne LaPierre stated that media and Hollywood depictions of violence played a role in a culture of violence.

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The presser generated tremendous reaction on Twitter, where #NRA became a trending topic in the United States. Below are a sampling of industry reactions to the NRA's conference this morning, many of them disagreeing with the sentiment expressed by the organization:

















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