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Gun regulation has long been a hotly-debated issue, but the mass shooting at Sandy Hook elementary school in Newton, Connecticut, provoked even more discourse on the topic. Following the tragedy, celebrities like Beyoncé, Jamie Foxx and John Legend used their fame to influence and affect change. They joined several other stars including Chris Rock, Carmelo Anthony, Ellen, Jessica Alba and Chris Paul, to film “Demand a Plan,” a PSA urging stricter gun control laws. The celebs name several other mass and individual shooting tragedies that have occurred in classrooms, movie theaters, street corners and even places of worship.

Organized by a campaign of approx. 800 mayors and 800,000 grassroots supporters against illegal guns, the video refers users to a website where they can sign a petition to demand that President Obama and Congress step forward with a plan to end gun violence. Demand A Plan encourages stricter gun control laws and thus directly contests the NRA’s suggestion to hire armed guards at schools.

Watch the PSA below:

What do you think of the “Demand A Plan,” campaign, Clutchettes?

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  • jessib

    TRUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUU…. well said and I completely agree.

  • Gary W

    Is there anyone more irrelevant than a Hollywood actor? They spend their whole life pretending to be someone else.

    • Nigerian sista

      Unfortunately a campaign rarely gets peoples attention if done by ordinary people. research shows that campaigns are more successful when a celebrity is attached to it.

  • Rosey

    I hate when these type of commercials where each celebrity says one word. Geez