Movie industry reacts to Newtown, Conn., massacre

12/26/2012 | Hill, The

The movie industry is responding to the tragedy in Newtown, Conn., by delaying premieres of violent movies and declaring a willingness to take part in national discussions about the prevalence of violence. Former Sen. Chris Dodd, an opponent of the National Rifle Association while in Congress, is now head of the Motion Picture Association of America. After the Newtown shooting, he said the movie industry wants "to do our part to help America heal."

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