Matthew McConaughey calls for action after deadly elementary school shooting in his Texas hometown

Once again we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,” インクルード “ダラス・バイヤーズクラブ” actor wrote in a statement on his social media pages.

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.

マシュー・マコノヒー, pictured in 2019, is from Uvalde, Texas where a mass shooting claimed the lives of at least 19 子供と2人の教師.

マシュー・マコノヒー, pictured in 2019, is from Uvalde, Texas where a mass shooting claimed the lives of at least 19 子供と2人の教師. (Lou Rocco/Disney General Entertainment Content via Getty Images)

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As Americans, テキサンズ, mother and fathers, it’s time we re-evaluate, and renegotiate our wants from our needs,” 彼は続けた. “We have to rearrange our values and find a common ground above this devastating American reality that has tragically become our children’s issue.

非常に暴力的な犯罪者と偶然遭遇した無実の子供の犠牲者。 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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法執行機関, and other first responders, gather outside Robb Elementary School following a shooting, 火曜日, 五月 24, 2022, ユヴァルデで, テキサス.

法執行機関, and other first responders, gather outside Robb Elementary School following a shooting, 火曜日, 五月 24, 2022, ユヴァルデで, テキサス. (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, ハリウッドレポーターによると. 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, テキサス, 5月に 24, 2022.

Families hug outside the Willie de Leon Civic Center, where grief counseling will be offered in Uvalde, テキサス, 5月に 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, これ “empowers high school studentsby offering afterschool fitness and wellness programs, による ウェブサイト.

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, エンターテインメントトゥナイトによると.

The lone gunman, an 18-year-old high school student, 殺された, 警察は言った.

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