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Patrick Howley
Political Reporter

Meyer is a board member of the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) and has also been a financial contributor to the MPAA Political Action Committee.

The MPAA, headed by former Democratic Connecticut senator Chris Dodd, has publicly supported the Obama administration’s gun control policies in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook massacre.

Before Dodd began running the organization, the MPAA garnered scrutiny from the Federal Trade Commission in the aftermath of the 1999 Columbine shootings for allegedly marketing violent content to teenagers.

Apart from the proposed assault weapons ban that Feinstein said she will introduce on the first day of the next Congress, it is unclear whether lawmakers will take any other steps, including a renewed look at the motion picture and video game industries, in the aftermath of the Sandy Hook shooting.

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