Matthew McConaughey’s Speech at the White House Is One of the Most Powerful I’ve Heard
Gun violence is a problem that needs to be addressed.
“Saying gun control hurts our freedom is a false argument amounting to propaganda. Gun laws don’t curtail freedom any more than speed limits or seat belts. You still get to drive your car and have guns, we’re just trying to save lives as you do.” — DaShanne Stokes
It was a beautiful day in Uvalde, Texas. The sun was shining, the birds were singing, and children were playing. But then, in an instant, everything changed.
A mass shooting at a local school left dozens of people dead and injured and the community reeling.
In the wake of this tragedy, Matthew McConaughey stepped up to deliver a speech yesterday at the White House. And his words are some of the most powerful I’ve ever heard. He was passionate and eloquent; his message was simple: we need to do something about gun violence.
The importance of healing and having counselors available for students and families was also stressed.
It’s time for us to come together and demand action on gun violence. We …