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Late-night hosts respond to Orlando shooting with grief, outrage and calls to action

Late-night hosts respond to Orlando shooting with grief, outrage and calls to action

As has become routine in moments of national tragedy, the mass shooting in Orlando dominated the late-night conversation on Sunday and Monday nights.

The attack left 50 people dead, including the perpetrator, and stands as the worst mass shooting in American history. Late night comedians including Samantha Bee, Stephen Colbert and Jimmy Fallon reacted to this grim milestone with grief, outrage, pleas for tolerance and, in some cases, calls to action. 

Here’s a look at the range of responses. 

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