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Yes! An actual gun owner arguing IN DEFENSE of gun control!
On Wednesday, Army vet Brandyn Wayne took to Facebook to call out gun control critics in the wake of the horrific nightclub shooting in Orlando that claimed the lives of 49 people and injured many others.
The military man shared this photo (above) of himself holding the semi-automatic rifle he owns, penning a powerful caption about gun laws in the US.
And we know you must be thinking it's incredibly hypocritical for someone who has purchased a war weapon to be preaching about regulating the sale of these guns, but hear him out.
After explaining his past history with the armed forces — including his training and familiarity with rifles life this one — and explaining how the gun in the photo works, Brandyn explains he views it more as a piece of memorabilia than a weapon he ever intends to use, writing:
Orlando Shooting: RuPaul Talks About Drag Race Alumni Who Were At Pulse That Night, Says America Is 'Shaken To The Core'
On Wednesday, the RuPaul's Drag Race host opened up to Access Hollywood about the terrible tragedy, explaining that it's been difficult for the American people to cope with the horrific massacre that killed 49 people and injured dozens more.
The Skin Wars star said this disgusting act has rocked everyone across the country, saying:
"Every American who believes in what this country stands for is shaken to the core. Shaken to the core, and it really does have to stop."
And in order for it to stop, the California native insists that we, as a nation, have to change our way of thinking:
"A collective shift in our consciousness has to happen. That's the solution."
But in the wake of an act fueled by such incomprehensible hate, the TV personality says acceptance and love is the only way we can start that shift, adding:
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It Took Seven Minutes For This Reporter To Buy An Assault Rifle Just Like The One Used In The Orlando Shooting
This is incredible!!
Helen Ubinas is a reporter for the Philadelphia Inquirer, and she was so motivated by the horrific nightclub shooting in Orlando over the weekend, that she decided to test the system and make a statement in her own way.
That is, she wanted to prove a point about gun control laws by walking into a gun shop and buying a weapon — the exact same weapon that was used in what is now the deadliest mass shooting in American history.
Only, Ubinas didn't count on one thing during her trip: it was so simple to purchase the gun that it even left her absolutely shocked at just how quickly she was able to do it.
That's right. It took her SEVEN MINUTES to buy an AR-15 semiautomatic rifle.
She recounted her story today in a horrifyingly jarring piece in Philadelphia's Inquirer, in which she wrote:
Samantha Bee Perfectly Articulates America's Gun Problem Following Orlando Nightclub Shooting! Watch Her Brilliant NSFW Rant!
This Bee knows how to sting!
It's been a little over two days since America suffered its most deadly mass shooting in modern history… and yet our politicians will probably still do nothing to fix our nation's gun control problem.
Luckily, Samantha Bee is just as pissed off about the 49 senseless LGBT deaths at Pulse Nightclub in Orlando, Florida as we are, and she's using her platform on Full Frontal to talk some sense into our leaders!
The TBS late night host kicked off Monday night's episode with a striking cold open where she questioned why we were facing yet another mass shooting and came up with the perfect solution…
No more AR-15s!!!
We could not agree with Sam more — there's absolutely no reason that anyone in this country needs to own a military rifle meant for war, regardless of your stance on the 2nd Amendment!
Although… if we didn't fix things after Sandy Hook, will there ever be a tragedy big enough to dethrone the corrupt NRA??
Ch-ch-check out Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's most powerful (and slightly NSFW) segment to date (below)!!!
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The Hamilton Cast Refuses To Use Prop Guns During Their 2016 Tony Awards Performance Following The Orlando Nightclub Tragedy — Watch Here
After two incredible introductions — from President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and then Common — the Broadway star took the stage alongside his Hamilton castmates to perform a couple big numbers from their hit show.
Following a brief bit from Who Lives, Who Dies, Who Tells Your Story, the talented performers segued into Yorktown (The World Turned Upside Down).
But, they shared a moving message during the second song.
While performing the tune about the Battle of Yorktown, the actors refused to use prop guns in the wake of the disastrous shooting at the gay nightclub in Florida that claimed the lives of at least 50 people and injured over 50 more.
The moment the cast stood on the stage, posing without weapons, was an incredibly powerful part of this amazing performance.
Check out the whole thing (above).
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Amy Schumer is stripping down and speaking up!
On Thursday, the blonde beauty took to Instagram to raise awareness for gun safety in honor of National Gun Violence Awareness Day.
For the special day, a campaign is spreading through social media, encouraging individuals to wear orange to raise awareness, because the color supposedly symbolizes the value of human life.
And the Trainwreck star is donning that special shade in a very… inneresting place.
The funny lady shared a snap on social media revealing that she was wearing orange in the form of a leopard print bra, but also ditched her panties in the process!
See the gorgeous gal practically bare her bum and flash her hoo-ha in this provocative pic (below)!