NBA coach Steve Kerr widely praised for passionate gun control speech


NBA coach Steve Kerr has been widely praised for a passionate speech advocating for tighter gun control in the US following the horrific shooting at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas.

Nineteen children and two adults were killed in the deadliest attack on an elementary school since the 2012 mass shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Connecticut.

Kerr, who is coach of the Golden State Warriors and former Chicago Bulls star, was one of the many people to speak out following the shooting with an impassioned message about the need for tighter gun regulations.

Refusing to answer questions on basketball, he said: “When are we going to do something. I’m tired. I am so tired of getting up here and offering condolences to the devastated families that are out there. I am so tired of the, excuse me, I am sorry, I am tired of the moments of silence. Enough!”

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