Jennifer Garner Makes Passionate Stand for Kids

Actress joins fight for a California bill that would jail paparazzi who hassle celebrities' kids.
1:38 | 08/14/13

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We're going to turn to jennifer garner's emotional battle with the paparazzi. She took her case to the california assembly, to push back at photographers trying to Reporter: The momma bears of hollywood, fighting back against this. I'm an actress. But I'm a mom first. And just like you, you want to protect your children, I want to protect mine. Reporter: To protect them from this. Paparazzi swarm, large aggressive men, swarm us. Causing a mob scene, yelling, jockeying for position, crowding around the kids. My 17-month-old baby is terrified and cries. My 4-year-old says why are they always with us. Reporter: Jennifer garner and halle berry lent a little glamour to the california state assembly, fighting for a bill to hand paparazzi in jail if they haasle the kids of celebrities while snapping their pictures. They have the right to take the photographs, as much as i hate it. As much as I hate that my children are objectified do that. We're aski to take pictures with dignity. Reporter: Halle berry chose this life in the public eye. Jennifer garner, star of "alias" also chose this life. Their kids, they argue, did not. I love my kids. They're beautiful and sweet and innocent. And I don't want a gang of shouting, arguing, law-breaking photographers who camp out everywhere we are, all day, every day, to continue traumatizing my kids. Reporter: For "good morning america," niatt, abc news, los angeles.

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