Rihanna and other stars' emotional messages for stricter gun control
Celebrities speak out on the sensitive issue
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Gun control is a topic that divides millions of people. The right to bear arms is written into the United States constitution, but calls for revised gun laws have been made for years. It's a sensitive issue, made prevalent thanks to the issue of gun violence. As of August 5, which was the 217th day of the year, there have been 255 mass shootings in the US in 2019 alone. The recent attacks in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio have only heated up the gun control debate, and many public figures have made their stance clear on the controversial subject.
The sensitive issue of gun violence affects millions around the world. It's no surprise then, that celebrities have used their platform to discuss the issue. There are celebrities who have spoken out in support of gun ownership, such as Brad Pitt and Chuck Norris. However, the conversation is mostly dominated by public figures who support stricter gun control legislation. Click on to meet the celebrities who have spoken out about gun control.