After news broke of the horrific mass shooting that occurred in Newtown, Connecticut, Hollywood celebrities called for more gun control.

See below for some of their messages they posted on Twitter:
Where is the love [?] I can’t believe this type of evil can happen…why would anyone kill children???…#protectchildrennotguns


“There’s no such thing as assault weapons. punching somebody in the face that’s an assault. If this guy had assault weapons those kids would still be alive . Lets start calling these weapons what they really are ” PEOPLE KILLERS”.”

- Chris Rock

“Gun control people!!! My heart is breaking. As a parent this is my worst nightmare.”

- Michelle Branch

“A ban on semi-automatic assault weapons is a necessary first step toward resuscitating the soul of this country…”

- Alec Baldwin

“Just how is it that a mentally troubled teen can have access to a gun! #GunControl!!”

- Kim Kardashian

“No one is saying you can’t have your gun, crazy angry gun guy. But most of the country is tired of how easy it is to get a gun.”

- Zach Braff:

Gun control is our only road to freedom. Freedom from the fear of senselessly losing children. I’m so saddened. WE NEED LAWS NOW.

- Rashida Jones

“How can a 20yr old with a history of mental problems have access to guns! #GunControl”

- Eva Longoria

“How much more suffering & loss will it take before we better regulate the sale of arms in our country? Let @NRA know how you feel.”

- Susan Sarandon

“Shocked and saddened by what happened today in Connecticut. We have to stop the access to guns in our country.”

- Ben Stiller

“Band-Aids-on-Band-Aids @NRA people want MORE access to guns to combat all the people w access to guns.”

- Sarah Silverman

“If this tragedy doesn’t change something in this country regarding guns…I just want to scream and cry. Deeply saddened. Praying.”

- Kourtney Kardashian