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Amy Schumer enters gun control debate

Comedian teams up for tighter gun control with her cousin, New York Sen. Chuck Schumer.

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Amy Schumerentered the gun control debate on Monday, calling for tighter gun control measures and background checks with her cousin, Sen. Chuck Schumer(D-NY).

The Schumers called on rewards for states that submit background check records and penalize states that do not comply with reporting.

They also called on Congress to fully fund the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, asked the Department of Justice to compare state standards for involuntarily committing to mental health hospitals, Mashable reported.

In July, a Louisiana shooting at Amy Schumer's move, "Trainwreck," killed two and injured nine others, the AP reported.

Schumer tweeted after the shooting that she was "heartbroken" by the incident.


https://twitter.com/SenSchumer/status/628212831322832900

 

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