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Amy Schumer, ‘SNL’ take on guns in fake PSA

Comedian Amy Schumer starred in a fake PSA about guns while hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend.
Comedian Amy Schumer starred in a fake PSA about guns while hosting “Saturday Night Live” this weekend. Twitter

Comedian Amy Schumer hosted “Saturday Night Live” over the weekend, killing her opening monologue and nailing her parts in different sketches.

But the sketch that got the most attention was a fake PSA about guns.

It started out innocent enough — with heartfelt scenes of an expectant mother and her husband, a jogger at a park and a couple admiring each other at a party.

“There are things we all share,” the PSA said. “Love. Family. Connection. A sense of purpose. And also: Guns. Guns are there.”

Fast forward to a grandparent handing down his gun to his grandson, parents giving their newborn a baby gun, and a boyfriend presenting a gun in a gift-wrapped box to his girlfriend over dinner.

“Guns are there,” the ad continued. “In little moments and big ones. When things fall apart, or it all comes together, wherever life takes you.”

The PSA aired just a week after a gunman shot and killed ten people at a community college in Oregon.

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