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Liam Neeson's Comments Upset Firearms Company

Posted on the 22 January 2015 by Mikeb302000
Liam Neeson in Taken 3
Taken 3 sees Neeson's ex-CIA agent Bryan Mills framed for the murder of a loved one
BBC News
The firearms company that provided the guns for Liam Neeson's Hollywood movie Taken 3 has criticised the star for his comments about US gun laws. PARA USA said it "regrets" working with Neeson after he said the proliferation of guns in the US was a "disgrace". The company added that it would cut ties with the Taken franchise and urged other companies to do the same. "There's just too many... guns out there," Neeson told Dubai's Gulf News last week. "Especially in America." He continued: "I think the population is like, 320 million? There's over 300 million guns. Privately owned, in America. "I think it's a disgrace. Every week now we're picking up a newspaper and seeing, 'Yet another few kids have been killed in schools.'" Neeson made his comments in reply to a question about the Charlie Hebdo shootings in Paris earlier in the month. The star, who took on the role of ex-CIA operative Bryan Mills in all three Taken films, said the gun problem was not connected to Hollywood's action movies.

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