Dayton and El Paso Mass Shootings Lead to New Celebrity Calls for Gun Control: 'DO SOMETHING'
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It was less than 24 hours after a mass shooting in an El Paso, Texas Wal-Mart took 20 lives that 10 people died in another mass shooting near a nightclub in Dayton, Ohio.

20 Dead in El Paso. 10 dead in Dayton, including the shooter. Two mass shootings perpetrated by white males in less than 24 hours and Hollywood has had enough.

Still reeling from the mass shooting at a Wal-Mart in El Paso, Texas that left 20 dead and 26 injured, Americans woke up Sunday morning to news of yet another mass shooting, this time in Dayton, Ohio with reports that the gunman was able to kill 10 people and injure at least 26 others in less than a minute.

Officers shot and killed the as-yet-unidentified suspect on the scene near a popular nightclub early Sunday morning, with CNN reporting Dayton Mayor Nan Whaley as saying, "I really want to -- think about that minute. The shooter was able to kill nine people and injure 26 in less than a minute. And if we did not have police in the Oregon District and the thousands of people in the Oregon District enjoying their Saturday evening, what we could have had in this city."

Reactions to the back-to-back shootings dominated social media throughout the weekend, with hashtags for both cities as well as calls for #EnoughIsEnough and ending #DomesticTerrorism and #WhiteSupremacistTerrorism and perhaps the most desperate of them all, a simple cry to "DO SOMETHING."

The shooter in El Paso opened fire in a Wal-Mart on Saturday morning, killing 20 people and injuring 26 others before surrendering to police. He had allegedly traveled nine hours to the city of largely Hispanic citizens and was a purported Trump enthusiast, even spelling out the president's name with guns on a Twitter feed believed to be his.

A manifesto appeared online about a half-hour before the shooting declaring that the shooter was acting in "response to the Hispanic invasion," according to The New York Times, which many online are comparing to Trump's use of the word "invasion" to describe his crusade over tightening the southern border, and in particular when he warned of a "caravan of immigrants" moving northward through Mexico.

Hollywood was immediately critical of the president and GOP for their ongoing inability to bring any gun control legislation to the floor of the Senate. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell received specific criticism for blocking a bill that has already passed the Democrat-led House of Representatives from coming up for discussion in the Senate, much less a vote.

As the number of mass shootings continues to grow, the response has shifted from sadness and frustration from Hollywood to one of activism and anger, railing against "thoughts and prayers," a phrase that has come to be equated with empty rhetoric and inaction. And, of course, there was plenty of criticism for President Trump's own rhetoric and his administration's handling of immigrants and minorities throughout his term thus far.

You can see some of their most impassioned responses below as details continue to emerge about both shootings and shooters.

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Um... Donald, you spelt “terrorism” wrong! Your country had 2 terrorist attacks back to back hours apart leaving almost 30 innocent people dead. This, just days after yet another terrorist attack in California, where a terrorist was able to LEGALLY purchase an assault rifle (AK-47) in Vegas, then drive hours to a food festival in Cali leaving 6 more people dead including a young infant baby boy! Imagine a world where it’s easier to get an AK-47 than a VISA! Imagine a world where they build a wall to keep terrorists IN AMERICA!!! My prayers and deepest condolences to the families and loved ones of all the victims from Texas, California, and Ohio! I’m so sorry for your loss! Nobody deserves to die like this! NOBODY!

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