Matthew McConaughey Meets with Lawmakers After Mass Shooting Op-Ed Calling for ‘Gun Responsibility’

“We have an epidemic of indiscriminate mass shootings, of parents burying their children, of inaction, and buck-passing,” wrote the actor. update 6/6/2022 11:48 p.m. PDT After laying out several possible ways to take on the ongoing mass shooting crisis in the United States in a passionate and emotional op-ed published Monday, Matthew McConaughey spent the evening at the Capitol meeting with lawmakers. “Had the chance to meet Uvalde native @McConaughey in DC today to discuss…

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The US goes ballistic: America’s gun epidemic

While in Havana this past February, I made the acquaintance of a man in his mid-fifties, who hailed from the eastern Cuban province of Guantánamo and who in 1986 had endeavoured unsuccessfully to sail on a makeshift boat from Cuba to the so-called “land of the free”: my own homeland, the United States. Apprehended by Cuban authorities, he was sentenced to three years of labour on a coffee farm – where, he said, he was…

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