Actor Matt Damon Calls for Massive Gun Ban in U.S.
By Julio Severo
Actor Matt Damon said recently he wishes a massive Australia-style gun confiscation of guns to happen in the United States.
“You guys did it here in one fell swoop and I wish that could happen in my country, but it’s such a personal issue for people that we cannot talk about it sensibly,” said Damon, referring to the sweeping gun control laws enacted in Australia in 1996.
The Hollywood mega-star lamented that people get “so emotional” about the issue.
Australia’s laws were changed after a gunman killed 35 people at a resort. With bipartisan support from leftist and conservative politicians, Australia implemented a massive buy-back of firearms, banned private sales and said that anyone wishing to own a gun would need a “genuine reason” to have one beyond self-defense.
Yet, the Australian way is not the Bourne way.
The best way for Matt Damon to express his anti-armed defense ideas is through the propaganda machine of his movies. In his current “Jason Bourne” movie, he dispatched at least 10 people as a gun-toting one-man-killing-machine. In his other “Jason Bourne” movies, he killed other bad guys, especially from corrupt and wicked intelligence services.
So why Damon is so anti-gun if Bourne just loves them?
If he were real, Bourne would dislike Damon, and surely if Damon were honest he would hate Bourne and leave his role to a pro-gun actor.
By rejecting the Bourne character, Damon could make a valid point based on his conscience. In this point, he has no conscience to reject the money his gun-loving character gives him.
Damon, who has reportedly made over $50 million for his work in the four Bourne films, has also had no issue with using weapons in other films.
The 45-year-old actor has also carried firearms in his movies The Departed, Green Zone and Elysium, to name just a few.
He is pictured holding a gun on movies poster for all four of his Bourne films.
Where his conscience?
It is time for Damon to reject Bourne and give back his $50 millions.
In addition, he should disarm his bodyguards and make no secrets about it, letting the public know that in consistency with his anti-gun stances, his bodyguards are totally disarmed.
This would be a real anti-gun propaganda.
I support Jason Bourne, but not Matt Damon.
With information from FoxNews and DailyMail.
Portuguese version of this article: Ator Matt Damon pede abrangente proibição de armas nos EUA
Source: Last Days Watchman