The U.S. men’s national soccer team joined the ongoing wave of sports figures supporting more control via an open letter addressed to the U.S. Congress.
Repeating ideas upheld by Golden State Warriors mentor Steve Kerr, the letter asks congress when they will order change to shorten firearm brutality.
We are writing to join the large numbers of individuals around the country posing a straightforward inquiry: When are we going to take care of firearm brutality in America? the letter begins. With regulation being viewed as before very long in the House and Senate, we entreat you to remain with most Americans who support more grounded firearm regulations.
Considering that the U.S. men’s soccer team highlights players from Europe and different regions of the planet with lower firearm brutality than the United States, the letter proceeds to regret how the group is so frequently asked how in a place like the United States there can be such terrible weapon violence.
We are additionally asked as to why the agents of individuals in all actuality do nothing even though most Americans believe they should make a move, the letter proceeded. We who play expertly abroad experience none of these things in our regular routines, yet we get back to where mass shootings are shockingly normal, and the casualties are vulnerable kids.
Without framing explicit arrangement, the letter further beseeches both U.S. House Representatives and U.S. Representatives to cast a ballot this week to address gun violence in America.
Before very long, the U.S. Place of Representatives decides on a few bills that would resolve this difficult issue. Kindly vote yes on every one of the bills being thought of, the letter says.
If it’s not too much trouble, quit picking campaign contributions over children’s lives, it finishes up. Quit being guided by some off-track idea that deciding in favor of firearm change regulation — or any event, refusing to discuss it in any case — will get you removed from office. All things being equal, do what is important to keep this from truly reoccurring.
As per ESPN, the U.S. men’s soccer team wore armbands showing support for gun control during the group’s matchup against Uruguay throughout the end of the week.