issued a statement Tuesday night on the horrific massacre of 19 children and two adults in Uvalde, Texas, where McCaonaughey was born and spent his elementary school years.Warning that the impotent response to the shooting — almost no one thinks anything will be done — has “tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,” McConaughey suggested the problem is bipartisan. “Whichever side of the aisle we may stand on, we all know we can do better.
We must do better. 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 in the statement, posted to his Twitter account Tuesday night.“We cannot exhale once again, make excuses, and accept these tragic realities as the status quo,” he said also.Read the full statement below:As you are all aware, there was another mass shooting today, this time in my home town of Uvalde, Texas.
Once again we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us. The true call to action is for every American to take a longer and deeper look in the mirror, and ask ourselves, ‘What is it that we truly value?Read more on thewrap.com