If only our politicians had any common sense whatsoever many people would not have to die so needlessly for these politicians' NRA indebtedness.
On the latest episode of her satirical Comedy Central show Thursday, comedian Amy Schumer took aim at the country’s glaring gun loopholes and called out members of Congress who receive money from the firearms lobby.
Schumer appears as the host of a home shopping gun show and pitches handguns for $39.95. She told an ex-felon and a suspected terrorist that they are eligible to purchase a gun — in reference to existing gun laws that gives them access to guns.
“Here is what’s great about this,” she said. “Almost anyone can purchase this.”
“No one can tell you that you don’t have a right to buy a gun in this country you’re trying to destroy,” Schumer told the suspected terrorist.
A call-in number — (888) 885-4011 —featured on the screen, goes straight to the hotline of the gun control advocacy group Everytown for Gun Safety. It ultimately connects callers to their local representatives in Congress.
The congressional members the sketch singled out include House Speaker Paul Ryan, Sens. Ted Cruz, Rand Paul and Marco Rubio, and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell.
This is not the first time Schumer has spoken out in favor of gun control laws. She has been advocating for stricter gun control laws, following a deadly shooting at a screening of her film “Trainwreck” in Louisiana last year, when a shooter killed two people and injured nine others before he turned the gun on himself.