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Celebs Demand Gun Control, Slam Political Inaction After Three Deadly Mass Shootings Shock US

Celebs Demand Gun Control, Slam Political Inaction After Three Deadly Mass Shootings Shock US

There were three mass shootings in less than 24 hours. Soon after the news of the shooting was covered by the media, celebrities and other media figures took to social media platforms to share their opinions. 

A gunman opened fire at a Walmart in El Paso, Texas, and killed 20 people and injured 26 others, reports Fox News. The casualties reported are the highest ever numbers recorded since 2017, when gunmen killed 58 and 26 people, respectively, in Las Vegas and Sutherland Springs, Texas.

Though the suspected gunman's name has not been publically released, two law enforcement officials identified him as 21-year-old Patrick Crusius of Allen, Texas. It is unclear as to what connection the man had to El Paso. There were also two mass shootings in Chicago, which left at least three people dead and 40 wounded. According to the police,  unknown suspects fired shots into a large group of people.

The two shootings both happened in the West Side’s Lawndale neighborhood. Dayton, Ohio also witnessed another mass shooting where nine people are dead and 26 wounded. According to CNN, the shooter, 24-year-old Connor Betts, is also dead. The motive behind the shooting is unknown. This is three mass shootings in less than 24 hours.  Soon after the news of the shooting was covered by the media, celebrities and other media figures took to social media platforms to share their opinions. 

1. Paul Joseph Watson, an English YouTube personality, radio host, and a writer took to Twitter to say: 



 

 

2.  Candace Owens, an American conservative commentator, and political activist took her stand on the issue.



 

 

3.  Qasim Rashid is an author, human rights activist, and an attorney was glad that at least one Republican was speaking the truth



 

 

4. Alyssa Milano is an American actress, producer, and an activist who questioned the "pro-life" stand when there's still no gun control



 

 

5. Dean Obeidallah, who is an American comedian, blasted Trump in his Tweet



 

 

6. TV show host Piers Morgan rightly addressed the NRA (National Rifle Association) as the real enemy of the people



 

 

7. Celebrity chef Padma Laksmi added that passing a gun control regulation would help keep all our children safe



 

 

8. Meghan McCain, who is an American columnist, author, co-host of The View prayed for the people of El Paso to have the strength and courage to get through this difficult time



 

 

9. Representative Doug Collins, who previously was a state representative in the Georgia House of Representatives, expressed his sorrow



 

 

10. Donald Judd, a video producer demanded actions to be taken immediately on gun legislation



 

 

11. John Pavlovitz, a Christian pastor and author, said condemning this kind of violence was insulting



 

 

12. Terrence K Williams, an actor, and comedian shared his opinion on gun control



 

 

13. David Weissman is an American screenwriter and director who wants to know how AK47's are legal



 

 

14. Television producer Ashly Perez went straight to the point instead of beating around the bush



 

 

15. Matt Nippert, an investigations reporter, said that every mass shooter he's observed bought a gun LEGALLY!



 

Disclaimer : This is based on sources and we have been unable to verify this information independently.

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