Comedian and "Trainwreck" star Amy Schumer thanked Lafayette schooting victims Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson during her Critics' Choice Awards acceptance speech on Sunday night, KATC reports.
Since the shooting, Schumer has spoken out for gun control legislation. In August 2015 she spoke with lawmakers to suppoert a gun control bill sponsored by U.S. Sen. Charles Schumer, the AP reports.
During her speech Schumer called on the audience to help end gun violence.
"I want to thank Mayci Breaux and Jillian Johnson who died in Lafayette because a mentally ill person got their hands on a gun," Schumer said. "But we can end gun violence together."