Tagged Paul McCartney

Paul McCartney, Gloria Estefan and Josh Groban make message supporting background checks for gun purchases

APR 18, 2013 – Sir Paul McCartney, Gloria Estefan, and Josh Groban are just a few artists lending their voices to the "Voices Against Violence", an organization formed to help prevent gun violence, and they organized and mobilized voters during the recent legislation efforts to expand background checks. They had a text campaign which had Paul McCartney telling anyone texting "MYVOICE" to 877877 that they will be connected to their senate office, and to make their voice heard for gun safety. Check out the VoicesAgainstViolence.com website here, read more about it on CNN here, where you can read the Tweet from Tony Bennett vowing to press on with the fight for gun safety legislation.  (photo credit Oli Gill/CC)

Paul McCartney: “I Support [pot] Decriminalisation.”

JAN 24, 2013 – Sir Paul McCartney, has thrown his support behind the decriminalisation (or decriminalization as we Americans spell it) of marijuana use. He says, "People are smoking pot anyway and to make them into criminals is wrong." He has joined the campaign of the MarijuanaMajority.com campaign; where activists, celebrities, musicians and more are all coming together to try and stop the insane marijuana drug war that has ruined people's lives. If you want to learn more and join their campaign, check out their website here. JTMP urges you to contact your elected officials both state and federal and tell them to stop the war on drugs, which is an unjust war on the poor.  (photo credit: CC/Jim Summaria)

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