Jimmy Kimmel late Tuesday slammed lawmakers who say in the wake of the massacre in Las Vegas that it’s too soon to talk about gun-control legislation.

“Maybe it’s too soon for you because deep down inside, you know, in your heart you know you bear some responsibility for the fact that almost anyone get any weapon they want,” he said.


Several GOP lawmakers have said that it is too soon to talk about potential legislation in the immediate aftermath of the deadly mass shooting.

Kimmel said people who have attacked gun-control advocates, like himself, are “nuts.”

After delivering an emotional monologue Monday night about the shooting, the late-night comedian implied that he will continue using his show to talk about the issue.

“Last time I checked, the First Amendment is at least as important as the Second Amendment,” he said.

Kimmel has stepped further into the political realm with viral monologues that tackle health care and gun control. A recent poll found that Americans trust the late-night TV host more than Republican leadership on health care.