In a moving speech at the White House on Tuesday, actor Matthew McConaughey called for new gun control following a shooting in his hometown of Uvarde, Texas last month, and he was a member of the party to Congressmen. He urged him to respect his moral obligations.
Through his misty eyes, McConaughey remembered his recent trip to Yuvarde. There he and his wife were the victim’s family, local law enforcement agencies, and May 24.
He also said that he looked back on his youth in Yuvarde and learned the meaning of being a responsible gun owner and worshiping Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment.
“We have heard from so many: deceased families, mothers, fathers, sisters, brothers, Texas Rangers, hunters, border guards, and responsible gun owners who do not waive the rights of Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment. “He said. “They all said,’We want a safe and secure school, and a gun method that doesn’t make it so easy for the bad guys to get these pitiful guns.'” “
Actor Matthew McConaughey, from Yuvarde, Texas, father and gun owner, was a young victim of a school shooting in Yuvarde while talking to reporters about a shooting in the United States. Be emotional with the picture of. During a press briefing at the White House in Washington, USA on June 7, 2022.
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McConaughey, in particular, called on US legislators to pass a bill to raise the minimum age for gun owners to buy assault rifles from 18 to 21, and put together a background check to enact a red flag clause.
His White House appearance took place the day after an actor known for movies such as “Wedding Planner” and an Oscar-winning role at the “Dallas Buyers Club.” Austin American-Statesman’s editorial The title was “It’s time to act on the responsibility of the gun.”
In that operation, he made the difference between “control” and “responsibility” for guns following the horrific shootings in May, when 19 children and two teachers died in Yuwalde, Texas, where Makonohi was born. Pressured Congress to understand.
“We believe that Americans who comply with responsible law have the right to Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment enshrined by our founders. We also believe that children are meaningless. I believe there is a cultural obligation to take steps to delay the killings, “he wrote.
“There are no constitutional barriers to gun liability,” McConaughey continued. “Keeping firearms out of the hands of dangerous people is not only a responsible act, but also the best way to protect Article 2 of the Constitutional Amendment. We can do both. increase.”
The Biden administration called on parliament Following two famous mass shootings last month, it passed gun control. Ten people were killed in an elementary school killing in Yuvalde and a racist attack in a supermarket in Buffalo, New York.
Earlier on Tuesday, the president met with Connecticut Democrat and Senator Chris Murphy, who leads the bipartisan gun control negotiations, to discuss the latest discussions on Capitol Hill.
Perhaps the largest supporter of the Chamber of Commerce in favor of tighter gun control, Murphy is working with Texas Republican Senator John Cornyn to improve school security, strengthen background checks, and bring families to court. We are working on an effort to allow you to petition to seize a gun. It poses a public health threat.