Amy Schumer takes call for tighter gun control to Capitol Hill

In a press conference yesterday, Amy Schumer made good on her promise to speak up in support of tighter gun control following the fatal shooting last month of two women at a screening of her film Trainwreck at a Louisiana theater. She joined Sen. Charles Schumer (D-NY) when he unveiled a plan that would make it harder for violent criminals and the mentally ill to obtain guns. The senator is Amy Schumer’s cousin. “Preventing dangerous people from getting guns is very possible,” the Inside Amy Schumer actress said. “These are my first public comments on the issue of gun violence, but I promise they won’t be my last.”

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