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Jimmy Kimmel Gets Emotional In His Live Monologue About Florida Mass Shooting

Date February 22, 2018

The whole country was devastated by the shocking news of a mass shooting at high school in Parkland, Florida that took the lives of 17 students and teachers. Multiple friends and family members are still deeply in grief over the loss of their loved ones. Jimmy Kimmel also couldn’t stay aside from that awful tragedy and shared his thoughts on the matter in the most emotional way.

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Jimmy Kimmel speaks about the mass shooting in Florida

A popular host Jimmy Kimmel made an emotional call for action in his live speech during the latest episode of his show.

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In his monologue, Kimmel addressed to the government and President Donald Trump in particular as well as asked him to do something about the attacks that continue to occur around the country.

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The host star cited two quotes from Trump, including that "no parent should ever have to fear for their sons and daughters when they kiss them goodbye in the morning."

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Kimmel said he agrees with this point but added that simple talks are not able to solve the problem in full scale.

Here’s what you do to fix that: tell your buddies in Congress… that what we need are laws, real laws, that do everything possible to keep assault rifles out of the hands of people who are going to shoot our kids.

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Jimmy mentioned the previous cases of mass shooting in Vegas and Sandy Hook and said there should be some emergency measures taken as “children are being murdered.”

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Kimmel also commented on President Trump's decision relating to gun control in schools.

One of your very first acts as president, Mr. Trump, was to roll back the regulations that were designed to keep firearms out of the hands of mentally ill.

You can watch Kimmel’s full monologue in the video below.

The tragedy in Florida school left anyone indifferent. 17 innocent lives were taken. We keep praying for all the families who lost their loved ones.

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