Joint Statement regarding White House announcement on gun violence

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Publication Type: Media Release

Date: 1/16/2013
Contact: NCTA: Brian Dietz (202) 222-2350 IFTA: Jennifer Garnick, (310) 446-1006 MPAA: Howard Gantman, (202) 378-9127 NAB: Dennis Wharton, (202) 429-5350

WASHINGTON — The following is a statement from the Independent Film & Television Alliance, Motion Picture Association of America, National Association of Broadcasters, and National Cable & Telecommunications Association on today's announcement by the White House regarding gun violence:

"We support the President's goal of reducing gun violence in this country. It is a complex problem, and as we have said, we stand ready to be part of the conversation and welcome further academic examination and consideration on these issues as the President has proposed."

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