One of the moviegoers shot when James Holmes allegedly opened fire on a crowded theatre is begging President Barack Obama and White House hopeful Mitt Romney to do something about guns.
“This past summer in a movie theatre in Colorado I was shot. Shot in the face and neck,” Barton says in his DemandAPlan.org ad. “But I was lucky. In the next four years, 48,000 Americans won’t be so lucky. Because they’ll be murdered with guns in the next president’s term. Enough to fill over 200 theatres.”
In the chilling ad, Barton sits alone in an empty theatre before showing off the long scars that cover his neck.
He asks Americans to “demand a plan” for gun control violence and keep “The Dark Knight Rises” shooting in mind when watching Wednesday’s presidential debate.
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