Amy Schumer's Emotional Push for Gun Control Legislation

The "Trainwreck" star joined her cousin, Sen. Charles Schumer, to push for new gun control legislation on Capitol Hill.
2:35 | 08/03/15

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We're here today saying enough is enough. Passionate. Calls for college campuses our military bases and even. These shootings have got to stop I don't know how else to say and it. Maybe the worst part about all this is that there is. A common sense way to stop mentioned it. When I heard about this I was complete steps yeah. Apparently you know. And and I was he. My heart goes out to Chilean company CE for the survivors of the families and everyone was tied. Tragic senseless. And hard to find actions of this man who shouldn't have been able. To put his hands on it got in the first. I'm not sure why this Natchez community. Ten east is quiet and injured nine others but it. Anyone who doesn't it look as I love Louisiana. It's my favorites and rightfully I got a guy down there but because I love people that are. Didn't list against. People I never Matt. And part of this community. Turnaround is an upside down I just sickens me. We'll never know why people choose to these people think but sadly we always hide out house. How Michigan or other and it's it's often mentioned it happened first place. And today's push me so much sense as it seeks to address the health. We need a background checks as with holes. Without a home. We need one with accurate information hundred foot for a firewall. The critics office and others noticed how crazy people for doing crazy things but they're wrong there is a way to stop them. Preventing dangerous people from getting guns is very possible. We have common sense solutions. We didn't talk and background checks that stopped the sale fire that folks who have a violent history statement. We can invest more in treating mental illness instead of slashing funding. These are not extreme right yes. And which I think is starting at sensible measures and restrictions and wants and a country where Helen. The mentally ill or other dangerous people can get their hands full fledged thief. The time is now for American people to rally for the friends. These are my first public comments on the issue of the violence but I can promise you they don't.

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