Jimmy Kimmel on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
Jimmy Kimmel on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas
Source: YouTube

Jimmy Kimmel Breaks Down in Tears Talking About Gun Control

Jimmy Kimmel on Mass Shooting in Las Vegas Source: YouTube

About 24 hours after one of the deadliest acts of terrorism in the United States' history, Jimmy Kimmel Live host Jimmy Kimmel made an impassioned plea to those in Congress to do something.

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Throughout the opening monologue, which lasted 10 minutes, Kimmel broke down in tears numerous times talking about last night's tragic act of terrorism that left 58 dead and over 500 injured.

Last night's act of terrorism hit Kimmel hard, particularly beacuse Vegas is Kimmel's hometown. During his monologue, he talked about the stark difference when the terrorist is brown, not white:

"When someone with a beard attacks us, we tap phones, we invoke travel bans, we build walls. We take every possible precaution to make sure it doesn't happen again. But when an American buys a gun and kills other Americans then there's nothing we can do about that [because] the second amendment, I guess. Our forefathers wanted us to have AK-47s is the argument, I assume."

The most powerful part of the monologue is when Kimmel goes after republican senators who have been lax on gun safety. He pointed out specifically highlighted 50 politicians who were the worst offenders: