Matthew McConaughey calls for ‘gun responsibility’ after school shooting in hometown

Matthew McConaughey wrote an opinion piece in the Austin American-Statesman calling for ‘gun responsibility’ following a mass shooting at an elementary school in his hometown of Uvalde, Texas, in May 2022.

The actor said he spoke as a “father, son of a kindergarten teacher, and an American” and urged people to have a “cultural obligation” to keep firearms out of the hands of “dangerous people.”

Two teachers and 19 students were killed when a teenage gunman opened fire at Robb Elementary School on 24 May.

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