Matthew McConaughey, Uvalde, Texas native, addresses school massacre: ‘This is an epidemic we can control’

Matthew McConaughey, Uvalde, Texas native, addresses school massacre: ‘This is an epidemic we can control’
Many Hollywood notables took to social media to vent their considerable and understandable anger following the Uvalde, Texas elementary school massacre on Tuesday. In addition to anguished tweets from the likes of Taylor Swift, Mindy Kaling, and Chris Evans (whose “F–King Enough!!!!” got right to the point) there was a fairly lengthy statement from the politically mercurial Texas native Matthew McConaughey.

The Academy Award-winning actor was actually born in Uvalde and lived there during his elementary school years.

McConaughey posted his statement late Tuesday night, as reports of the death toll kept rising.

“As you are all aware there was another mass shooting today, this time in my home town,” he wrote. “Once again, we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,” he wrote.

“The true call to action is for every American to take a longer and deeper look in the mirror,
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