Amy Schumer Addresses Gun Violence, Thinks About Shooting Victims "Everyday"

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Due to the actions of a madman, Amy Schumer finds herself at the center of the gun control debate in America.

A few weeks after the tragic Lafayette, Louisiana shooting that claimed the lives of two people at a screening of her film, Trainwreck, Schumer has responded to an open letter about the incident.

Amy Schumer at Trainwreck Premiere

Sarah Clements - an advocate of gun violence prevention whose mother survived the Sandy Hook massacre in 2012 - wrote to Schumer on Medium.com and said the following:

"You’ve been caught in the middle of our country’s terrifying, unending war with itself, our sick and twisted relationship with the gun lobby, which tells us we need guns for anyone, anywhere, anytime.

"Search your movie Trainwreck on Google and a scroll-down suggestion will now be 'Trainwreck shooting.'"

Clements went on to praise Schumer for being a positive role model for the Millennial generation and asked that she join the movement by "[demanding] change" and "[being] the voice of our generation and for women."

Schumer took to Twitter in response, making it clear that she may be on vacation with Jennifer Lawrence, but...

"I think about [victims Jillian Johnson and Mayci Breaux] everyday. Don't worry I'm on it. You'll see."

Schumer is yet to reveal what she has in store along these political lines.

But she sent her condolences to the victims and their families following the shooting last month.

"My heart is broken and all my thoughts and prayers are with everyone in Louisiana," the star Tweeted at the time, inspiring fellow comedienne Margaret Cho to respond:

"We are all heartbroken. But you heal us by being you. Thank you."

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