Seth MacFarlane Responds to Orlando Shooting: "Ban Automatic Weapons"

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"Twitter responses to all this on my feed are enough to send the even cheeriest soul into a deep depression."

Family Guy creator Seth MacFarlane did not hold back over social media on Sunday following the news of the largest massing shooting in U.S. history, which occurred in Orlando, Fla., the night before. 

MacFarlane even responded to some Twitter users who questioned his comments. 

"These shootings are a regular occurrence. You don't get to be 'shocked' anymore unless you take action to stop them. Ban automatic weapons," he tweeted

MacFarlane has more than 10 million Twitter followers. 

At least 50 people were killed when a gunman opened fire in a packed Orlando nightclub. More than 50 others were injured. The gunman was killed during a shootout with police. 

MacFarlane went back and forth with those who did not like his "ban" comment. 

"RT @JIMDETHOMAS: @SethMacFarlane should've banned planes after 9/11. // A plane's primary function is not to kill. Get the difference?" he responded

MacFarlane also responded to someone who said a person with a concealed gun could have stopped the Orlando massacre. 

"RT @xNathan30x: one person carrying a concealed handgun in that club could have ended that horror. // Often stated, never once happened," MacFarlane said. 

Dozens and dozens of celebrities used social media as a way to express their heartbreak and angst over the tragedy. 

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