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GOLDEN State Warriors coach Steve Kerr slammed the US government today, following the horrific shooting at a South Florida school which left 17 dead, and demanded change at the top.
Kerr attacked President Donald Trump for failing to address the ongoing gun crisis in the United States while spending $18 billion dollars on a wall between the US and Mexico “that has nothing to do with our safety.”
Kerr said: “Nothing has been done. It doesn’t seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day in schools. It doesn’t matter that people are being shot at a concert, in a movie theatre.
“It’s not enough, apparently, to move our leadership, our government, people that are running this country, to actually do anything. That’s demoralising.
“But we can do something about it. We can vote people in who actually have the courage to protect people’s lives and not just bow down to the NRA because they’ve financed their campaign for them.
“So, hopefully, we’ll find enough people, first of all, to vote good people in, but hopefully we can find enough people with courage to help our citizens remain safe and focus on the real safety issues.
“Not building some stupid wall for billions of dollars that has nothing to do with our safety but actually protecting us from what truly is dangerous, which is maniacs with semi-automatic weapons just slaughtering our children. It’s disgusting.”
Kerr’s father was shot and killed by two gunmen in 1984 while serving as president of the American University of Beirut in Lebanon.
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