Matthew McConaughey roep op tot optrede ná dodelike skietery op laerskool in sy tuisdorp in Texas

“Weereens het ons tragies bewys dat ons nie verantwoordelik is vir die regte wat ons vryhede aan ons verleen nie.,” die “Dallas Kopersklub” akteur het in 'n verklaring op sy sosiale media-blaaie geskryf.

He said every American needs to ask, “What is it that we truly value? How do we repair the problem? What small sacrifices can we individually take today, to preserve a healthier and safer nation, state and neighborhood tomorrow?”

He said that Americans can’t accept mass shootings as the status quo.

Matthew McConaughey, pictured in 2019, is from Uvalde, Texas where a mass shooting claimed the lives of at least 19 kinders en twee onderwysers.

Matthew McConaughey, pictured in 2019, is from Uvalde, Texas where a mass shooting claimed the lives of at least 19 kinders en twee onderwysers. (Lou Rocco/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

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As Americans, Teksane, mother and fathers, it’s time we re-evaluate, and renegotiate our wants from our needs,” gaan hy voort. “We have to rearrange our values and find a common ground above this devastating American reality that has tragically become our children’s issue.

He called it an epidemic we can control,” adding that whatever way people lean politically, “we all know we can do better.

Tuesday’s shooting is the deadliest school shooting since Sandy Hook Elementary in Connecticut in 2012.

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Wetstoepassing, and other first responders, gather outside Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Dinsdag, Mei 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas.

Wetstoepassing, and other first responders, gather outside Robb Elementary School following a shooting, Dinsdag, Mei 24, 2022, in Uvalde, Texas. (AP Photo/Dario Lopez-Mills)

Action must be taken so that no parent has to experience what the parents in Uvalde and the others before them have endured.

He said to the parents whodropped off their loved ones today not knowing it was goodbye, no words can comprehend or heal your loss, but if prayers can provide comfort, we will keep them coming.

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McConaughey has said he supports the Second Amendment but believes in common-sense gun laws, according to the Hollywood Reporter. He has called for a ban on assault-style weapons and for more comprehensive background checks.

Families hug outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center, where grief counseling will be offered in Uvalde, Texas, op Mei 24, 2022.

Families hug outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center, where grief counseling will be offered in Uvalde, Texas, op Mei 24, 2022. (Allison Dinner/AFP via Getty Images)

The actor is active in his community and founded the just keep livin’ Foundation more than a decade ago, watter “empowers high school studentsby offering afterschool fitness and wellness programs, Volgens die webwerf.

McConaughey was born in Uvalde in 1969 and his mother was a kindergarten teacher at a school just a mile away from Robb Elementary School where Tuesday’s shooting unfolded, according to Entertainment Tonight.

The lone gunman, an 18-year-old high school student, was killed, polisie gesê.

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