Anti-gun PSA airs during ‘TRL’ debut
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MTV took the chance to use the premiere of their TRL reboot to address gun violence in wake of the mass shooting that occurred at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas.
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During the broadcast a message in white lettering against a red backdrop appeared urging viewers to learn how they can take part in helping to prevent gun violence. The message read: "TAKE ACTION: We all have the power to prevent gun violence. Here are seven actions you can take: everytown.org/act"
The TRL premiere also opened with a tribute to Las Vegas where they show's hosts musical guests stand together in unity to encourage those to take action in preventing gun violence.
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