Rebel Wilson Urges America To Follow Australia’s Gun Laws After Lafayette Theater Shooting

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Rebel Wilson Lafayette shooting

By Minyvonne Burke

Rebel Wilson Lafayette shooting

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Rebel Wilson is urging America to follow Australia’s strict gun laws following the Thursday shooting at a Lafayette, Louisiana movie theater, which left two people dead and nine others injured. On Friday, the actress tweeted her condolences to the victims of the shooting and stated that America needs to reform its gun laws.

“I don’t like getting political but America you really have to follow Australia’s example re gun laws,” tweeted Wilson. She noted, “I don’t remember a mass shooting in Australia since they overhauled the gun laws. It seems like every week in America there’s a shooting.” Wilson added in another tweet, “I just want people to be safe, especially people that are doing one of my favorite things in the WORLD – going out to the movies 2 have fun.”

As Gossip Cop noted, Lafayette police said 59-year-old John Russell Houser walked into a screening of the Amy Schumer movie Trainwreck at the Grand Theater, and fired 13 rounds into the audience using a 40-caliber handgun.

In 1996, there was a massive shooting in Australia, which left 35 people dead. Following that terrible tragedy, Australia enacted gun laws that banned semi-automatic rifles and shotguns. Since Australia enacted the gun laws, the country has not experienced a massive shooting. What do you think of Wilson’s gun law tweets?

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