Amy Schumer, Jennifer Aniston and More Celebrities Join Obama in ‘End Gun Violence’ Video

Everytown for Gun Safety introduced a new video featuring President Obama, Julianne Moore, Michael J. Fox, Jennifer Aniston, Spike Lee, Amy Schumer and Sofia Vergara, among others, and titled simply “We Can End Gun Violence.”

The video comes after the San Bernardino, Calif. attack last week that killed 14 people and injured 21 others, in what authorities say was an act of terrorism. It also comes just days before the third anniversary of the shootings at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn.

Moore chairs Everytown’s Creative Council.

The video also features gun violence survivors, and everyday Americans, with users invited to submit their own messages, with additions to be made to the end of the message. The video is here.

Colin Goddard, a survivor of the mass shooting at Virginia Tech in 2007 and senior policy advocate for Everytown, said that “this new video sends a clear message that we will rally together to help end gun violence. The gun safety movement has grown tremendously over the past few years and what’s more: we’re winning. We’re defeating the gun lobby in statehouses across the country and making it clear that we won’t sit idly by while 88 Americans are killed by gun violence every day and hundreds more are injured.”

Everytown also released a Year in Review summary, and this weekend is co-sponsoring “Orange Walks,” in which participants wear orange to mark the anniversary of Sandy Hook and to remember victims of all gun violence.

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  1. West Hollywood says:

    Many of the celebrities that are against gun violence and for gun control have armed security protecting them, same for many of the professional athletes and politicians. Are these groups going to forsake their armed security details?

    Some of the celebrities in these videos are smokers. According to the CDC smoking kills over 450,000 Americans annually. That’s well over 10X the number of Americans killed by gun violence. Are these same celebrities, athletes and politicians going to stop smoking and do anti-tobacco videos in the future?

  2. Heltau says:

    The only way to stop so called “gun violence” is to eliminate every human on this earth. That will end the violence and all the other micro-aggregations that are forced upon us from every one of the libturds that live on this planet.

  3. AE says:

    How can they call for more “Gun Control” while not being willing to give up the guns that protect them? They have private security! So its acceptable to have a hired gun? While not owning one of your own? So you can say to the masses that you rally for gun control? Lets be honest, you’re hypocrites. You preach one cause, but yet you’re not willing to live it yourself. Give it up. Give up your guns, all of them. Hired or not. And then i might pause for a moment and give some weight to what you’re saying.

  4. Jaime says:

    No you can’t. There is always evil. Evil cannot be eliminated from the human race. Take away all the world’s guns, and people wishing to do evil will find ways to make guns. And if we can come together to do anything, how about a healthcare system that works? Even better, how about a government that works for the people, instead of themselves (here’s looking at you Obama with your golf trips and 39 million dollar vacations)how about you just do your job. And stop with the actors are on our side so its important rhetoric. It’s past old

    • Jupiter Sky says:

      So If it were me, Miss Nobody USA saying the same thing what would your response be? I do not own a gun, I certainly do not have armed security!! If I came to you and asked you to support gun contolwhat would you say to me?

  5. Rich says:

    It amazes me how hypocritical these self absorbed ego maniacs are. They take absolutely no responsibility for promoting guns and how awesome they are while they make money using them.
    Cars are destroying the earth, says William Clay Ford CEO the Ford motor company at a news conference today. Ford says that GM and Chevy should stop making cars. We however will continue to make cars.
    How shocking would it be and how impactful if Hollywood and TV banned all use of guns!!

  6. Jeff Shank says:

    NO AMOUNT OF GUN LAWS WILL “STOP GUN VIOLENCE”. CRIMINALS THUGS AND TERRORISTS, DO NOT FOLLOW GUN LAWS. OBAMA WANTS TO STRIP AMERICANS OF THEIR CONSTITUTIONAL RIGHTS, AND AMY AND JENNIFER ARE JUST REALLY IGNORANT ON THE SUBJECT OF GUN VIOLENCE.

  7. Ed Callender says:

    HOLLYWOOD…..STOP ALL USE OF ANY TYPE OF WEAPON BEING USED IN ANY OF YOUR MEDIA……SHOW US HOW YOU REALLY FEEL ABOUT VIOLENCE…..STOP ALL MEDIA VIOLENCE
    OF ANY TYPE SO WE ALL CAN LIVE IN THE WORLD LIBERALS WANT.. NO WEAPONS OF ANY KIND AND ZERO VIOLENCE ALLOWED IN ALL MEDIUMS SHOULD BE A NO PROBLEM FOR HOLLYWOOD, RAPPERS & CELEBRITIES AND NO VIOLENT VIDEO GAMES EITHER. LETS ALL CONFORM TO THE PEOPLE THE LIBERALS WANT IN THEIR FANTASY WORLD OF POLITICAL CORRECTNESS…..NO WEAPONS, FAST CARS, EXPLOSIONS, ONLY BAMBI & THUMPER MOVIES. SORRY, HARRY POTTER IS FAR TO VIOLENT FOR THE LIBERAL FANTASY WORLD.

  8. abobimn says:

    Only a fool or an enemy would advocate disarming law abiding gun own Americans especially when, according to the FBI, there are at least 22 Islamic Terrorist paramilitary training camps operating on US soil right now and Obama (or the Congress) won’t even warn us about these camps let alone shut them down.

  9. Alexander says:

    Oh, thank goodness these celebrities are all speaking up. I’m sure every thug, criminal, lowlife, murderer and terrorist will now melt their guns into scrap and start working in soup kitchens and picking up litter. Gimme a break. This video is as pointless as the entire premise of gun control.

  10. HPR says:

    That’s great…but can we End Radical Islam?

  11. Jack says:

    The sentiment to ‘End Gun Violence’ is nice, but should be extended to “Weapon Violence”, “Domestic Violence”, “Violence against Animals”, etc.
    In the real world, gun violence happens. How we mitigate it is the real problem, and creating tighter gun laws that only law abiding citizens will follow is not going to do it.

  12. kevin says:

    You do realize that every single gun law that Obama wants is on the books in California? Right?

  13. Bill says:

    I wonder what they would think if there was as active a campaign to limit First Amendment rights?

    I would like to see gun violence end but restricting law-abiding citizens is NOT the way to do it.

  14. Donna says:

    Who cares what Julianne Moore, Michael J. Fox, Jennifer Aniston, Spike Lee, Amy Schumer and Sofia Vergara say! They should strive to improve their own careers .

  15. GKN says:

    Good grief. They sure put a lot of thought into this text (not). How convincing. Did someone think a cheer-leading squad would do the trick?

  16. Frank says:

    Brilliant. Absolutely brilliant. We have a terrorist attack on US soil, and the wanna-be dictator who is our “president” and a bunch of Hollywood idiots want to blame gun owners in America for it. God forbid we should address the real issues here – foreign and domestic terrorism, mental health in our country, and out of control immigration. These morons want us to totally disarm so we can all be victims. The 2nd Amendment is in the Constitution for a reason, and right now it is just as important as it was back when our great Constitution was written. Maybe even more important, because at least back in 1787, people seem to have had more common sense than the media-brain washed masses we have today.

    • GKN says:

      Back in 1787, none of our extremists were armed with AK 47s, Frank. If you want to put muskets back in their hands, I’m all for it.

      And re all the screaming about ISIS, immigration and refugees, the US Study on Terrorism just discovered that there have been 3 times as many attacks and murders by American right-wing extremists than by Muslims radicals since 9/11 in this country. Surprised, anyone? Wake up and look around you.

      • Eye-rolling says:

        “Back in 1787, none of our extremists were armed with AK 47s, Frank. If you want to put muskets back in their hands, I’m all for it.”

        If you think the 2nd only applies to the common technology of the late 1700’s, but think that the 1st applies to computers and the internet, and the 4th applies to cars and cell phones, then nobody can help you.

      • Voss says:

        Muslims generally are right wing. Do you mean Christian right wing extremists? If so, then maybe it’s because there are about 40x as many Christian people in America than Muslims. So that statistic is not exactly telling of anything.

      • Frank says:

        GKN, you obviously know very little about our own history. Back in 1787, British Brown Bess military muskets were the assault rifles of the era, and could do devastating damage firing buck-and-ball ammunition, just like an assault rifle could today. Colonials were only allowed to own Fowlers and hunting rifles before the American Revolution began, so the example still stands as weapons technology has advanced. And, you obviously don’t comprehend much either, as I said foreign and domestic terrorism. Domestic terrorism would mean American right-wing extremists. But the vast majority of American gun owners are not right wing extremists. They are just average people who are smart enough to know that defending themselves and their families is something that they have to be responsible for, as it is very evident that the government and law enforcement are not going to do it. A good example of that fact is what happened during the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. You’re the one who needs to wake up.

  17. Parnell says:

    How about one titled “We can end ISIS” and starring the US Military

  18. MrApple says:

    Maybe they wouldn’t mind loaning me some of THEIR armed security.

  19. Another ill-timed and incorrect video by the Everytown cult, featuring every celebrity we’re being “forced” into believing is “popular”. Of course you don’t see Oscar winners or working actors in this propaganda, just superstars benefiting from round-the-clock security at home, and at each outing. And the top of the pop charts Prez himself couldn’t help but add his input.

    Libs, San Bernardino was A WELL-PLANNED TERRORIST ATTACK, not “gun violence” not a workplace dispute over someone’s beard. This involved money, training, faked Immigration information, and an allegiance to ISIS on a well-known website. It is the finest example of intellectual cowardice to blame legal, mentally-stable gun owners for what happened here, or any other media-hyped shooting, especially in light of the obvious.

    One of my online acquaintances was among the first people shot. A Messianic Jew. Yeah, no correlation. Blame the guns, cuz, guns are bad…

  20. That made my brain hurt

  21. Let’s take the spin out of this. A bunch of people with armed security are telling the rest of us we need to agree with them and have our guns taken away.

  22. Fred Hurt says:

    Its nice but what our President needs to do, is make the same type of video alongside high profile Muslim leaders to speak out against using Islam to inflict violence.

  23. Evil people use guns to kill people. That is the problem. God’s kingdom will not have evil people in it.

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