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United Kingdom

22 November 2007

Reuters

LONDON — The advertising watchdog on Wednesday upheld complaints that images used to promote an action film glamorized guns amid growing public concern about youth violence. The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) said it backed 55 people who complained about posters for the thriller "Shoot 'Em Up." One of the ads showed actor Paul Giamatti pointing a gun while holding a mobile phone with text saying "Just another family man making a living." Another depicted... (GunPolicy.org)

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