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Amy Schumer Says She Thinks of Lafayette Shooting Victims 'Every Day'

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    Less than two weeks after a gunman opened fire inside a movie screening of "Trainwreck," Amy Schumer is speaking out and vowing to support the fight against gun violence.

    It all began when Sarah Clements--who describes herself as a "student activist for safer communities" and a "daughter of a Sandy Hook survivor"--wrote an emotional plea to the A-lister to make a difference in the movement.

    "We must work to shut down" the "same group of core ideologies" that create problems, including: "disgusting comments and harassment we receive on Twitter and other social media platforms, the obsession of many mass shooters (see the Isla Vista case) with anti-feminism and anti-women ideals, the over-idolization of firearms and fetishization of what they stand for, and the easy access to guns," Clements wrote.

    Schumer responded to the letter, referencing shooting victims Jillian Johnson and Mayci Breaux.

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    Clements responded: "Thank you again for responding to my letter about gun violence...Good luck!"

    Schumer, who starred in "Trainwreck," is set to appear with Sen. Chuck Schumer to call for tighter gun control. Amy Schumer is the legislator's cousin.

    Rebel Wilson also chimed in after the shooting, giving followers a perspective from someone who has lived in Australia with far stricter regulations.

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    "I don't like getting political but America you really have to follow Australia's example re gun laws," the "Pitch Perfect" star shared on Twitter. "I don't remember a mass shooting in Australia since they overhauled the gun laws."

    She added, "It seems like every week in America there's a shooting."

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