NRA to Move Forward With 'Hollywood Guns' Exhibit
The National Rifle Association of America -- more commonly known as the NRA -- hasn't really made a whole lot of friends lately. Staunchly insisting that the answer to the recent shootings in Newtown, CT is to send armed guards to every school in America, they're not necessarily appealing to the public who believes that more gun control is now in order. But as if to say, "no seriously, we really don't give a fuck what you think," the organization has now announced that they're going through with their annual Hollywood Guns exhibit, which celebrates various guns that have been used in movies.
The exhibit is held at the NRA's headquarters in Virginia, and on their website, they describe it thusly:
From the Oscar-winning Western Stagecoach, which made John Wayne a star in 1939, to the Iraq war thriller The Hurt Locker which won Best Picture at the 2009 Academy Awards, and many classics in-between, "Hollywood Guns" spotlights 125 firearms that have thrilled moviegoers for generations.
Examples of guns to be included in the exhibit are Dirty Harry Callahan's .44 Magnum Smith & Wesson Model 29 and the suppressed Remington 11-87 used in "No Country for Old Men."