SNL’s ‘Weekend Update’ Preaches Gun Control: ‘How Is No One Keeping Track of How Many Guns People Own?’

During this week’s “Weekend Update” on “Saturday Night Live,” co-hosts Colin Jost and Michael Che called for gun control in response to the Las Vegas shooting.

Jost said that the shooting has “sparked” a debate in America between people who want “common sense gun control and people who are wrong.”

“This shouldn’t be a partisan issue, the guy had 47 guns,” he argued. “No one should own 47 of anything. If you own 47 cats, you are not a responsible pet owner, you’re a crazy cat lady. And unlike with guns, the government will actually come and take your cats away, because everyone agrees that’s insane. Also, this guy bought 33 of his guns in the past year and that didn’t set off any kind of alert?”

“How is no one keeping track of how many guns people own?” Jost asked.

“Why is it so hard to get gun control in this country?” Che chimed in. “I mean who are these snowflakes that we can’t just tell them, ‘No, you are not allowed to have 40 guns anymore, Earl. From now on you can have one gun, max, and six bullets. If you can’t hit what’s coming for you in six shots, then your ass needs to learn karate — or use your words.”

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