LeBron James, a player for the L.A. Lakers, advocated for stricter gun control measures after a recent handgun attack at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, a location where firearms are prohibited.
He expressed frustration with the ongoing cycle of gun violence and the ease of obtaining firearms.
However, he did not provide specific examples as to how firearm acquisition has become easier. (Trending: Elon Musk Condemns Arrest Of Jan 6 Protester)
“It just goes back to what I said before about guns in America,” James began.
“I think it’s such a longer conversation, but we keep dealing with the same story, this same conversation every single time it happens, and it just continues to happen.”
“The ability to get a gun, the ability to do these things over and over and over, and there’s been no change is literally ridiculous.”
“It makes no sense that we continue to lose innocent lives, on campuses, schools, at shopping markets and movie theaters and all type of stuff. It’s ridiculous.”
“The fact that we haven’t changed anything — it’s actually been easier to be able to own a firearm. … It’s stupid.”
The university’s campus, where the attack occurred, is a gun-free zone, highlighting the limitations of such policies in preventing gun violence.