WATCH: Matthew McConaughey’s fiery plea for gun control
Actor Matthew McConaughey made the emotional remarks during a White House press conference Tuesday, delivering a fervent appeal for gun control action following a mass shooting at a school in Uvalde, Texas.
“We’re in a window of opportunity right now that we’ve never had before,” said the Uvalde native. “It seems like real change, real change can happen.”
McConaughey also highlights the lives lost in the mass shooting that left 19 students and two teachers dead on May 24, 2022 – a violent attack that brought attention to the ongoing gun violence pandemic. raging in America.
“Where do we start?” McConaughey demanded, “We start by making the loss of these lives significant.”
See the full speech at the top of this article.