Originally posted on Bush League Chronicle  |  Last updated 2/9/13

PHOENIX - FEBRUARY 02: Former NFL players Emmitt Smith (L) and Rodney Peete performa at the Chris Rock Live in Concert performance benefiting the HollyRod Foundation held at Prive Lounge on February 2, 2008 in Phoenix, Arizona. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for HollyRod Foundation)
Gun control has been a hotly debated topic in America as of late. Count NFL legends Emmitt Smith, Deion Sanders, Michael Irvin, Marshall Faulk, and LaDanian Tomlinson as concerned citizens who are in favor of gun law reforms.The group appeared in a paid advertisement for Mayors Against Illegal Guns, which was founded by Mayor Michael Bloomberg of New York and Mayor Thomas Menino of Boston. The spot was released Friday and urges country leaders to make a plan and do something about gun violence.Mayors Against Illegal Guns states on its official website that it "advocates for common-sense measures that will close deadly gaps in our gun laws and make sure law enforcement agencies have the tools they need to detect and deter gun trafficking."Via USA TODAY
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