Bruce Willis Fears Gun Control Will Lead to Totalitarianism

Bruce Willis thinks gun control would impede on his ability to "Live Free or Die Hard"

Bruce Willis doesn't think trigger-happy criminals should ruin the Second Amendment for the rest of America.

The action star weighed in on gun control while promoting "A Good Day to Die Hard" and thinks restricting the right to bear arms will lead to the government restricting other rights, as well.

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"I think that you can't start to pick apart anything out of the Bill of Rights without thinking that it's all going to become undone," he told the Associated Press. "If you take one out or change one law, then why wouldn't they take all your rights away from you?"

His take on the hot-button issue should get a round of applause from Ted Nugent — one of gun control's most vocal critics — but a number of his Hollywood figures will respectfully disagree. Piers Morgan, Michael Moore, Adam McKay, Rashida Jones and Alec Baldwin were among those demanding gun control after the Newtown school shootings in December that left 20 children dead.

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They can all agree with Willis on something, though. He called the number of mass shootings in the United States last year "a tragedy," but couldn't offer any possible solutions to stop them.

"It's a difficult thing and I really feel bad for those families," he said. "I'm a father and it's just a tragedy. But I don't know how you legislate insanity. I don't know what you do about it. I don't even know how you begin to stop that."

And in his opinion, Hollywood halting the production of violent movies certainly isn't an option.

"No one commits a crime because they saw a film. There's nothing to support that," Willis added. "We're not making movies about people that have gone berserk, or gone nuts. Those kind of movies wouldn't last very long at all."