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White House PSA is star-studded

Star-Studded PSA Against Sexual Assault

The White House is calling on some of Hollywood's hottest hunks to help fight sexual assault.

In it's latest star-studded PSA, President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden team up with Daniel Craig, Seth Meyers, Benicio Del Toro, Steve Carell and Dule Hill to deliver a simple and direct message.

The PSA is the second from the administration's "1 is 2 Many campaign" and follows Biden's big speech on sexual assault against students. The first video in the campaign also featured big names like David Beckham and Eli Manning.

But Biden said making the personal calls to get them involved wasn't so easy....at first.

He said, quote, "I'm not used to making calls to big old movie stars. But I called them. And every one of them said immediately, 'What can I do?'"

The United States is among the countries with the highest rape rates - with 1 out of every 6 women becoming the victim of an attempted or completed rape in her lifetime.

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scudnut April 30 2014 at 7:39 PM

At the ripe old age of 76, I have to wonder if sexual assaults are up since my youth or are they more frequently reported. I also suspect that some things that passed for innocent horse play in the fifties and sixties would be called sexual assault today. Also back in those years, most colleges were either all male or all female. Private secondary schools were generally single gender. Although the military was double gender back then, most women in the military had traditionally women's jobs such as secretarial and there was a much lower percentage of women in the armed forces than today. Because of the single genderness of those years, sexual assaults had to be much lower. I suspect that back then minor sexual assaults were underreported. There was an attitude of "make your own way and stop complaining." Do we want to go back to those days? I think not, But I get the impression that people are over reporting what we considered back then to be minor incidents.

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jj5785 scudnut April 30 2014 at 8:23 PM

At the ripe old age of 71, I am curious: What are "minor sexual assaults"?

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buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:59 PM

Imagine our Country completely controlled by today's GOP.
Waging their war on women
Waging their war on Science
Waging their war on the poor
Waging their war on minorities
If they had their way only their fellow Republicans would
even be allowed to vote.
I think that pretty much sums it all up.

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nsheats April 30 2014 at 5:48 PM

Excellent.. Why couldnt we Republicans do something like this?

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buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:47 PM

How dare this White House attempt to discourage the abuse of women.
Just whose side are they on, anyway?
Shame on them for not doing the opposite.
And while I'm at it ...
They not only need to stop protecting women, they need to stop protecting the environment and they need to be starting more wars.
They need to give even bigger tax breaks to the rich and start taxing the poor more.
The poor can afford it, while we all know those poor rich people need even more so they can get even richer.
Yeah ... That's the ticket !!!

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chesteredwrd buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:49 PM

Women are already more protected than men and children, and for the most part have always been protected and pedestalized by society. Now Obama is just rubbing men's noses in how much contempt he has for us so his party continues to get the feminazi vote.

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you knucklehead buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 9:37 PM

Holy Crap!! You ARE in the dark aren't you?

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buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:39 PM

There they go again, attempting to do something good.
How dare they !!?!!
Especially trying to protect women?
Really ??????
Darn Democrats ... always trying to make the world a better place.
What nerve !!!

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MICHAEL buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:44 PM

you sure dont see the republicans or tea baggers doing anything. anything about anything, much less rape.

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fssalt MICHAEL April 30 2014 at 6:07 PM

have you a**holes seen the news today..... .1% economic growth I know I know it's Bush's fault

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Chayote56 MICHAEL April 30 2014 at 6:21 PM

you are also a moron

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buddhaaaaa April 30 2014 at 5:35 PM

I see those darn liberals are at it again.
The nerve of them, trying to prevent abuse of their fellow Americans.
And women no less.
Just what are they trying to accomplish anyway?

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lov2elkhnt April 30 2014 at 5:33 PM

Include the assualt on tax payor's wallets and lack of spending control with this and we'll talk. Debt and spending is the least talked about problem in the USA and the absolute biggest problem. Left wingnuts pour billions into law enforcement but only raises happen and hires go by the wayside. Because of the lack of interest in collective problems, I personally don't give a rat's butt about the problems the left bring up since they indeed help create them like this one with vile films victimizing women and children for profit and then say it's art. Govt and the left that supports this left wingnut govt are talking out paper rectums.

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tpat912 April 30 2014 at 5:31 PM

This is like inviting the rapists into your home. Hollywood is the place where we develop those that perform sexual assault. Only Obama.

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English April 30 2014 at 5:30 PM

Who cares what this White House has to say, chances are it is a lie anyway.

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Sean I Nesbit English April 30 2014 at 5:45 PM

Yeah...women aren't raped! It's not men doing it! How can we trust a black Muslim...right? Give it a rest!!!

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jrwolfman1 Sean I Nesbit April 30 2014 at 6:57 PM

Women are also raping men and boys. I will let you in on a little secret- Its a politcal move and nothing else. They got a bunch of commedians because they are all laughing out the side of their mouths.

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emam545 April 30 2014 at 6:19 PM

Jeez you need Hollywood, right there there's something wrong.

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