Right-Wingers Are Exploiting a Woman’s Tragic Death to Troll Alec Baldwin

There are so many reasons why Halyna Hutchins should still be alive.
The 42-year-old mother and cinematographer was reportedly struck by a live round of ammunition from a prop gun on the set of Rust by the film’s star and producer, Alec Baldwin. Just hours before, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday that camera crew workers—all of whom were members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)—walked off to protest labor conditions on the small film set.

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Right-Wingers Are Exploiting a Woman’s Tragic Death to Troll Alec Baldwin

There are so many reasons why Halyna Hutchins should still be alive.
The 42-year-old mother and cinematographer was reportedly struck by a live round of ammunition from a prop gun on the set of Rust by the film’s star and producer, Alec Baldwin. Just hours before, the Los Angeles Times reported on Friday that camera crew workers—all of whom were members of the International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees (IATSE)—walked off to protest labor conditions on the small film set.

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Why Hollywood is Reluctant to Stop Using Real Guns as Props

On Thursday afternoon, a cinematographer named Halyna Hutchins was killed on the New Mexico set of a film called Rust when a prop gun loaded with blanks and discharged by the actor Alec Baldwin misfired. On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that, just hours before the accident, a number of camera crew workers walked off the set, citing mistreatment and poor working conditions. One person told the Times that the gun had misfired three times in the days before the accident and that there had been a “serious lack of safety meetings.

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Why Hollywood is Reluctant to Stop Using Real Guns as Props

On Thursday afternoon, a cinematographer named Halyna Hutchins was killed on the New Mexico set of a film called Rust when a prop gun loaded with blanks and discharged by the actor Alec Baldwin misfired. On Friday, the Los Angeles Times reported that, just hours before the accident, a number of camera crew workers walked off the set, citing mistreatment and poor working conditions. One person told the Times that the gun had misfired three times in the days before the accident and that there had been a “serious lack of safety meetings.

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Alec Baldwin’s Movie Set Was Plagued by Gun Misfires Before Halyna Hutchins’ Tragic Death

There were at least two prior incidents of a gun being misfired on the set of the upcoming Western film Rust in the days leading up to Alec Baldwin discharging a prop gun on Thursday that killed the film’s cinematographer and injured the director, The Daily Beast has learned.
According to a search warrant filed Friday, an assistant director handed Baldwin the gun and informed the actor the prop was safe to use. In reality, the firearm held live rounds, though the assistant director also did not know.

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Alec Baldwin’s Movie Set Was Plagued by Gun Misfires Before Halyna Hutchins’ Tragic Death

There were at least two prior incidents of a gun being misfired on the set of the upcoming Western film Rust in the days leading up to Alec Baldwin discharging a prop gun on Thursday that killed the film’s cinematographer and injured the director, The Daily Beast has learned.
According to a search warrant filed Friday, an assistant director handed Baldwin the gun and informed the actor the prop was safe to use. In reality, the firearm held live rounds, though the assistant director also did not know.

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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: More monkey business as Carrie Johnson charity is handed ban 

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: More monkey business as Carrie Johnson charity is handed ban
By Richard Eden for The Daily Mail
Published: 17:14 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 17:52 EDT, 22 October 2021

First, Carrie Johnson’s charity provoked an international incident over plans to ‘rewild’ a herd of elephants to Kenya.
Now, I can reveal the Prime Minister’s wife and her boss, Damian Aspinall, have been slapped down again over their ambitious and controversial animal projects.

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EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: More monkey business as Carrie Johnson charity is handed ban 

EDEN CONFIDENTIAL: More monkey business as Carrie Johnson charity is handed ban
By Richard Eden for The Daily Mail
Published: 17:14 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 17:52 EDT, 22 October 2021

First, Carrie Johnson’s charity provoked an international incident over plans to ‘rewild’ a herd of elephants to Kenya.
Now, I can reveal the Prime Minister’s wife and her boss, Damian Aspinall, have been slapped down again over their ambitious and controversial animal projects.

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How can Hollywood bad boy survive this grim tragedy? Writes ALISON BOSHOFF 

How can Hollywood bad boy survive this grim tragedy? Alec Baldwin is for once felled by a disaster which is not at all of his own making, writes ALISON BOSHOFF
By Alison Boshoff for the Daily Mail
Published: 17:00 EDT, 22 October 2021 | Updated: 17:32 EDT, 22 October 2021

For once, Alec Baldwin has been felled by a disaster which is not at all of his own making.

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Editorial: Serra’s statue in the U.S. Capitol should be replaced with someone who represents California today

For all the statues of Father Junípero Serra that have been removed from public places, one of the most prominent figures of him remains: a bronze statue of the chief architect of the California mission movement, holding a cross aloft, in the National Statuary Hall in the U.S. Capitol, where it has represented the state since 1931.
Each state is allowed to send two statues to the Capitol building, honoring esteemed residents of its past.

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