"Liz Keen will never carry an assault rifle again."

Megan Boone plays FBI profiler Elizabeth Keen, opposite James Spader as Raymond "Red" Reddington on NBC's crime drama "The Blacklist." She grew up in The Villages in Florida, and -- like most of us -- was shocked and horrified by the February 14 school shooting in Parkland, FL. The killer used an AR-15 style semi-automatic rifle to kill 17 people, injuring 14 more.

In response to still another mass shooting, the U.S. gun control debate was revived. Boone jumped into the mix to reveal that her character would no longer be using an assault rifle on the show:

She then responded to a fan's question:

Boone also retweeted another fan's support:

"The Blacklist" Season 5 continues Wednesday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m. on NBC.

[Via: THR]

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The Blacklist
NBCTV14September 23, 2013
Based on 31 critics

Most-wanted fugitive Raymond "Red" Reddington agrees to work with the FBI to catch his blacklist of mobsters, spies and international terrorists -- on the condition that... Read More

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