Long-time gun owner Ashton Kutcher calls for new gun laws

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Ashton Kutcher has been a gun owner for most of his life, but even he wants to see stricter gun laws in the United States.

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The Ranch star took to Twitter on Tuesday to advocate for new gun control legislation after the attack in Las Vegas which left at least 59 dead and hundreds more wounded.

Let’s pray. Then let’s change the law.

— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) October 3, 2017

I’ve had a gun since I was 12 yrs old but enough is enough. I’m a hunter and a sportsman but No body needs these weapons.

— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) October 3, 2017

While many of Kutcher’s followers supported his sentiments, a number of others fired back in response.

So you’re giving them up, surrendering your license to own? Let’s see.

— Mayer Fertig (@MayerFertig) October 3, 2017

laws only work when people follow them. There is a law against murder and that didn’t stop him so why would more gun laws?

— Steve Knight (@SteveKnightSDMF) October 3, 2017

Why not? Our enemies have them. Why can’t we?

— Kyle Otto (@OneBadBusa) October 3, 2017

I don’t agree. You will take the guns and protection of law abiding citizens. Criminals will still have them, and know others are unarmed!

— Brian Lima (@balimaphoto) October 3, 2017

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Kutcher displayed understanding to those who disagree with him, urging a conversation at the very least, as well as tweeting a message of prayer to the victims in Las Vegas.

There’s a middle ground here let’s get to the table and find it.

— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) October 3, 2017

All prayers to the victims of this devastating loss of love, life, and innocence.

— ashton kutcher (@aplusk) October 3, 2017

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