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people who are anti-gun

Discussion in 'General Gun Discussions' started by ThePerfectOne, Jan 1, 2003.

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  1. ThePerfectOne

    ThePerfectOne Member

    Dec 27, 2002
    The following celebrities and national figures have lent their name and notoriety to anti-gun causes, speaking out for anti-gun legislation and providing a voice for anti-gun organizations.
    Krista Allen - Actress
    Suzy Amis - Actress
    Louis Anderson - Comedian
    Richard Dean Anderson - Actor
    David Arquette - Actor
    Ed Asner - Actor
    Alec Baldwin - Actor
    Bob Barker - TV Personality
    Carol Bayer Sager - Composer
    Drew Barrymore - Actress
    Kevin Bacon - Actor
    Lauren Bacall - Actress*
    Sarah Ban Breathnach - Writer
    William Baldwin - Actor
    Candice Bergen - Actress
    Richard Belzer - Actor
    Tony Bennett - Singer
    Boys II Men - Pop Group
    Jon Bon Jovi - Singer
    Peter Bogdonovich - Director
    Peter Bonerz - Actor
    Albert Brooks - Actor
    Beau Bridges - Actor
    Benjamin Bratt - Actor
    Bonnie Bruckheimer - Movie Producer
    Christie Brinkley - Model
    Dr. Joyce Brothers - Psychologist/Author
    James Brolin - Actor
    James Brooks - TV Producer
    Mel Brooks - Actor/Director
    Steven Brill - Author
    Betty Buckley - Actress
    Ellen Burstyn - Actress
    David Canary - Actor
    Kate Capshaw - Actress
    Josh Charles - Actor
    Julia Child - Author/Chef*
    Robert Chartloff - Producer
    Stockard Channing - Actress
    Russell Simmons - Record Producer
    Jill Clayburgh - Actress
    Rosemary Clooney - Singer
    Jackie Cooper - Actor/Director*
    Jennifer Connolly - Actress
    Judy Collins - Singer
    Kevin Costner - Actor
    Sean Connery - Actor
    Hume Cronyn - Actor*
    Sheryl Crow - Singer
    Walter Cronkite - Frmr News Anchor
    July Cypher - Director
    Arlene Dahl - Actress
    Clive Davis - Writer
    Linda Dano - Actress
    Matt Damon - Actor
    Pam Dawber - Actress
    Patrika Darbo - Actress
    Stuart Damon - Actor
    Ellen Degeneres - Actress
    Gavin de Becker - Writer
    Rebecca DeMornay - Actress
    Michael Douglas - Actor
    Phil Donahue - Frmr Talk Show Host
    Richard Donner - Director
    Fran Drescher - Actress
    Richard Dreyfus - Actor
    David Duchovny - Actor
    Sandy Duncan - Actress
    Christine Ebersole - Actress
    Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds - Singer
    Missy Elliott - Singer
    Nora Ephron - Director
    Gloria Estefan - Singer
    Melissa Etheridge - Singer
    Douglas Fairbanks, Jr. - Actor*
    Mia Farrow - Actress
    Mike Farrell - Actor
    Carrie Fisher - Actress
    Sally Field - Actress
    Doug Flutie - NFL player
    Fannie Flagg - Actress
    Jane Fonda - Actress
    Rick Fox - NBA Player
    Andy Garcia - Actor
    Art Garfunkel - Singer
    Estelle Getty - Actress
    Geraldo - TV personality
    Richard Gere - Actor
    Kathie Lee Gifford - TV personality
    Paul Glaser - TV director
    Brad Gooch - Writer
    Elliott Gould - Actor
    Louis Gossett, Jr. - Actor
    Michael Gross - Actor
    Nancy Lee Grahn - Actress
    Spalding Gray - Actor
    Bryant Gumbel - TV Personality
    Deidra Hall - Actress
    Ethan Hawke - Actor
    Mariette Hartley - Actress
    Mark Harmon - Actor
    Anne Heche - Actress
    Howard Hessman - Actor
    Marilu Henner - Actress
    Hal Holbrook - Actor*
    Whitney Houston - Singer
    Helen Hunt - Actress
    Grace-Lynne Ingle - Actress
    John Ingle - Actor
    Francesca James - TV Producer
    Norman Jewison - Director
    Lainie Kazan - Actress
    Richard Karn - Actor
    Barry Kemp - TV Producer
    Margaret Kemp - Interior Designer
    David E. Kelley - TV Producer
    Diane Keaton - Actress
    Chaka Khan - Singer
    Kevin Kline - Actor
    Michael E. Knight - Actor
    Jonathan Kozol - Writer
    William Kovacs - Director
    Lenny Kravits - Singer
    Lisa Kudrow - Actress
    Wally Kurth - Actor
    Christine Lahti - Actress
    k.d. lang - Singer
    Ricki Lake - TV personality
    Denis Leary - Actor
    Jack Lemmon - Actor*
    John Leguizamo - Actor
    Norman Lear - TV Producer
    Spike Lee - Director
    Hal Linden - Actor
    Lisa Linde - Actress
    Tara Lipinski - Former Olympian
    Jack Lord - Actor
    Keyshawn Johnson - NFL player
    Rob Lowe - Actor
    Amanda Marshall - Singer
    Barry Manilow - Singer
    Camryn Manheim - Actress
    Howie Mandel - Actor
    Kyle MacLachlan - Actor
    Madonna - Singer
    Bill Maher - Comedian
    Marla Maples - Actress
    Marsha Mason - Actress*
    Mase - Singer
    Penny Marshall - Director
    Prema Mathai-Davis - YWCA Official
    John McDaniel - Musician
    Brian McKnight - Musician
    Ed McMahon - TV personality
    Natalie Merchant - Singer
    Bette Midler - Singer
    Shane Minor - Musician
    Mary Tyler Moore - Actress
    Norval Morris - Law Professor
    Mike Myers - Actor
    N Sync - Singer
    Kathy Najimy - Actress
    Paul Newman - Actor
    Harry Nilson - Singer
    Jack Nicholson - Actor
    Leonard Nimoy - Actor
    Mike Nichols - Director
    Stephen Nichols - Actor
    Rosie O'Donnel - Actress/Talk Show Host
    Yoko Ono - Entertainer
    Julia Ormond - Actress
    Jane Pauley - TV Personality
    Sarah Jessica Parker - Actress
    Gregory Peck - Actor*
    Michelle Pfieffer - Actress
    Sydney Pollack - Director
    Aidan Quinn - Actor
    Colin Quinn - Actor
    Dennis Quaid - Actor
    Elizabeth Bracco Quinn - Actress
    Bonnie Raitt - Singer
    Debbie Reynolds - Actress
    Mary Lou Retton - Former Olympian
    Paul Reiser - Actor
    Peter Reckell - Actor
    Rob Reiner - Actor/Director
    Robert Redford - Actor/Director
    Anne Rice - Writer
    Cathy Rigby - Actress
    Natasha Richardson - Actress
    Fred Rogers - Mr. Rogers
    Julia Roberts - Actress
    Marc Rosen - TV Producer
    Tim Robbins - Actor
    Will Rogers, Jr. - Actor
    Renee Russo - Actress
    Robin Ruzan - Wife of Mike Myers
    Meg Ryan - Actress
    Susan Sarandon - Actress
    Jerry Seinfeld - Actor
    Kyra Sedgwick - Actress
    Neil Simon - Playwright*
    Louise Sorel - Actress
    Mira Sorvino - Actress
    Rena Sofer - Actress
    Britany Spears - Singer
    Bruce Springsteen - Singer
    Kevin Spirtas - Actor
    Barbra Streisand - Singer
    David Steinberg - Director
    Harry Dean Stanton - Actor
    Meryl Streep - Actress
    Patrick Stewart - Actor
    Rod Steiger - Actor*
    Sharon Stone - Actress
    Sting - Singer
    Trudie Styler - Actress
    Jonathan Taylor Thomas - Actor
    The Temptations - Pop Group
    Vinny Testaverde - NFL player
    Marlo Thomas - Actress*
    Uma Thurman - Actress
    Steve Tisch - Producer
    Mike Torrez - Former Baseball player
    Shania Twain - Singer
    dick Van Dyke - Actor
    Eli Wallach - Actor*
    Ruth Warrick - Actress
    Harvey Weinstein - Producer
    Jann Wenner - Publisher
    Sigourney Weaver - Actress
    Victor Webster - Actor
    James Whitmore - Actor*
    Andy Williams - Singer*
    Henry Winkler - Actor
    Oprah Winfrey - Entertainer
    Richard Widmark - Actor
    Rita Wilson - Actress
    Vanessa Williams - Singer
    Herman Wouk - Author
    Joanne Woodward - Actress*
    Peter Yarrow - Singer
    Ahmet Zappa
    Diva Zappa
    Dweezil Zappa - Musician
    Gail Zappa
    Moon Zappa

    * Denotes membership on HCI's National Committee
  2. 2dogs

    2dogs Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    the city
    Quite a list.

    They left off my wife.:rolleyes:
  3. foxfire

    foxfire Member

    Dec 28, 2002
    guess I won't be watching much TV, seeing films, or listening to the radio this new year :rolleyes:
    but then I don't do much of that anyway

    have tape, read any good books lately...
  4. JPM70535

    JPM70535 Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    Sunny Florids
    I would like to see a list of pro-gun personalities. I bet it wouldn't take up near that much space which just goes to prove how many Sheeple there are in the entertainment industry, which in turn explains the lack of quality entertainment.

    God made man. Sam Colt made them equal
  5. TallPine

    TallPine Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    somewhere in the middle of Montana
    I didn't see any country/western singers on that list...

    Did I just miss them, or did they not get considered, or are c/w performers more freedom oriented?

    (I don't keep up with the new stuff much - still stuck on Haggard & Jones, etc ...) :)
  6. ThePerfectOne

    ThePerfectOne Member

    Dec 27, 2002
    well, at least the "REAL" celebrities are not among them, like Arnold Schwarznegger, Sly Stallone, JC Van Damme, and of course ... CHARLTON HESTON!
    and than to say that I was planing to rent austin powers 3, as soon as it came out on video, but knowing this: in your face mike myers :neener:
  7. Preacherman

    Preacherman Member

    Dec 20, 2002
    Louisiana, USA
    Sly Stallone is ANTI, in a big way... real strange, considering the roles he's played.
  8. Bruce H

    Bruce H Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    North Mo.
    This is a reasonable list with reguard to what they do to make a living. When they spend this much time in fantasy land, removed from the real world, why not think things can be just and perfect. If they really had to live and work in some of the cesspools of the world reality might smack them in the mouth.
  9. 5ptdeerhunter

    5ptdeerhunter Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Roseville, Michigan
    Lets see a list with the pro gun celebs.
  10. trapshooter

    trapshooter Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    Nah. Like the many of the losers listed, money can buy anything, especially principles.

    "But, uh, like yo, it was a really good role. I neeeeeeded it, as an acktor!"
  11. QuickDraw

    QuickDraw Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    The Great State of California (Bay Area)
    I'm sorry,I have a problem taking these people seriously.
    In my opinion they don't "do" anything for a living,completly
    removed from the regular folks.
    If the actors really felt strongly about it, they wouldn't be in
    movies with a lot of gun play.Not gonna happen.$$$.
    Its pretty sad when the majority of people take what these
    yoyo's say as gospel!
    AAAHHHHH...there now,the first rant of the new year.Much better!

  12. Brian Maffei

    Brian Maffei Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Nice list of hypocrites.:scrutiny:

    I guess none of them has or will ever star in a movie that features a gun.:rolleyes:
    Last edited: Jan 1, 2003
  13. fmjcafe

    fmjcafe Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    St. Louis, MO.
    Shania Twain
  14. Gary H

    Gary H Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    Minnie Mouse
    Micky Mouse
    Snow White

    and almost all of their friends..they are all Disney..yes?
  15. TallPine

    TallPine Member

    Dec 26, 2002
    somewhere in the middle of Montana
    She sings ....? :p

    I thought she was just another belly button.

    Okay, I stand (sit, actually) corrected. But I bet Hank Williams, Jr would be near the top of the "good guy" list. ("I got a shotgun, rifle, and a 4 wheel drive, and country boy can survive ...")
  16. TearsOfRage

    TearsOfRage Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    New Hampshire
    Arnold Schwarznegger is in favor of "some gun control".
  17. Robby from Long Island

    Robby from Long Island Member

    Dec 31, 2002
    North Babylon, NY
    Bruce H said it perfectly.
  18. David Roberson

    David Roberson Member

    Dec 28, 2002
    Iron Station, NC
    This list has floated around the 'net for some years now and is in need of updating. Some of the people on it are dead -- Rod Steiger and Rosemary Clooney, for instance -- and therefore aren't likely to be campaigning much against guns. A few others -- Madonna and Geraldo, for example -- have reportedly softened their positions (Madonna has taken up shotgunning and Geraldo now boasts of having a handgun).

    I'd be more interested in this if there was some evidence it was still current.

    I also agree that a list of pro-freedom celebrities would be far more useful. Most people in the infotainment business are socialists; what we need is a list of the few who are not.
  19. hd1.

    hd1. Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Livonia, Michigan, USA
    It would be interesting to know how many on that list own guns.

    In Detroit Mi., we have a councilwoman named Sharon McPhail, who was active in creating a new gun prohibition zone. Violation of this zone would result in a misdemeanor for the "average Joe" like you or me. However, she was busted a few years back for carrying concealed at the airport and recieved a mere warning. She claimed she was in a hurry, and forgot about the pistol. I wonder if she would be as understanding if one of us claimed that we forgot we were armed because we were in a hurry?

    It seems that more that a few celebreties would like to outlaw all guns except theirs.:fire:
  20. geegee

    geegee Member

    Dec 25, 2002
    North Texas
    What makes me crazy is that although I have no way to prove it, you can be sure there are plenty of names on that list that should have an asterisk that identifies them for all the world to see as * Gun Owner . :what: Kind of like Sen. Feinstein having a Concealed Carry Permit.

    God save us from Limousine Liberals. geegee
  21. MLH

    MLH Member

    Dec 24, 2002
    Louisville, Ky.
    And I wonder

    How many have armed bodyguards?:rolleyes:
  22. ThePerfectOne

    ThePerfectOne Member

    Dec 27, 2002
    yep, these "celebreties" are :cuss: hypocrites, may they :fire: in hell :evil:
    first, they act in movies featuring a large amount of guns, and than, when the money is in the pocket, they are telling the world that "guns are baaad" :what:
    excuse me sir, but these people make me wanna puke my guts out :banghead:
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