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The massacre in Las Vegas has led to a lot of celebrities weighing in on the news.

During Jimmy Kimmel's show on Monday night, the talk show host got emotional as he commented on what happened. But he quickly politicized the tragedy.

Kimmel said:

"Because they were not any of the usual signs, I've been reading comments from people saying this is terrible but there is nothing we can do about. But I disagree with that intensely because of course there is something we can do about it.

There are a lot of things we can do about it. But we don't. Which is interesting, but 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. And, uh, Second Amendment, I guess, our forefathers wanted us to have AK-47s, I assume."

The talk show host questioned the reason America lets such things happen. Then he brought up comments from White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders.

“This morning, she said it was not the time for political debate. I don't know. We have 59 innocent people, and it wasn't their time, either. So I think now is the time for political debate,” Kimmel said.

Kimmel then took a big swing at President Donald Trump: “He said he's praying for those who lost their lives. You know, in February, he also signed a bill that made it easier for people with severe mental illness to buy guns legally.”

But Kimmel wasn't done there. He turned the next few minutes of his show into a full-blown attack on conservatives and people who support the Second Amendment.

“Real classy.”

You can watch his comments in the video below.

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