Taylor Swift, like so many of us, is appalled by the massacre at a Texas elementary school.
“Overwhelmed with rage and grief, and so devastated by the murders in Uvalde,” she tweeted about the mass shooting. killed at least 19 children. She then mentioned two other mass shootings: “By Buffalo, Laguna Woods and many others. In ways that we, as a nation, have become conditioned for incalculable and intolerable heartbreak. ”
Swift then shared an instant viral video from Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr about the need to adapt weapons that can kill so many kids so quickly.
Filled with rage and grief, and shattered by the murders of Uvalde. By Buffalo, Laguna Woods and many others. Because of the ways in which we, as a nation, have become conditioned to incalculable and intolerable suffering. Steve’s words were true and profound.
– Taylor Swift (@taylorswift13) May 25, 2022
“When are we going to do something?” Kerr said during a press conference before game 4 of the Western Conference finals. “I’m tired. I’m tired of having to come up here and offer my condolences to the devastated families out there. I’m tired of moments of silence. Full. There are 50 senators, right now. now, those who refuse to vote HR 8that’s the background check rule that the House of Representatives passed. ”
Kerr, whose father was murdered in 1984, has been a longtime gun control advocate.
“In the past 10 days, we have Elderly black man killed in supermarket in Buffalo. We’ve had Asian churchgoers killed in Southern California. Now we have kids murdered in schools,” Kerr said. “Did you realize that 90 percent of Americans, regardless of political affiliation, want a universal background check? We are being held hostage by 50 senators in Washington who refuse to even take it to the vote, despite what we, the American people, want. They won’t vote for it, because they want to hold their own power. It is pathetic.”
Swift agrees. “Steve’s words are true and profound,” she wrote.
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