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A California senator will propose banning 'live' guns on movie sets after accidental fatal shooting by Alec Baldwin

Posted On: Dec 2, 2021   |   Posted By: Business Insider

The fatal shooting of a crew member by actor Alec Baldwin during the making of a movie in the western United States has raised questions over the use of guns on film sets.
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A California lawmaker intends to propose a ban on "live" guns on movie sets.
State Sen. Dave Cortese touted the legislation after an accidental on-set shooting by Alec Baldwin.
Halyna Hutchins , a cinematographer, was killed, and director Joel Souza was injured in the incident.
A California lawmaker called for a ban on live ammunition and real firearms on movie sets after an accidental fatal shooting with a "live" prop gun by actor Alec Baldwin. On October 21, Baldwin fired a prop gun containing a live blank cartridge while rehearsing a scene on the set of the upcoming Western film "Rust." Halyna Hutchins , a cinematographer on the film, was killed, and director Joel Souza was injured in the incident. Blank cartridges, or blanks for short, contain gunpowder but no solid projectile and are commonly used on...

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