Stephen A. on the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas | First Take

2022 ж. 24 Мам.
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Stephen A. on the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas | First Take
Stephen A. Smith reacts to the shooting at an Elementary school in Uvalde, Texas.


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  • So much respect for Steve Kerr. Had no idea about his fathers passing. This world is sick.

    DrEaMsNoEviLDrEaMsNoEviL2 ай бұрын
    • @Endless possibilities America is only the country that is dealing with the most mass shooting. USA had a total of 288 school shootings, 2nd highest country only has 8 and it’s Mexico. Over 100 countries has 0 school shootings. Let that sink in. I didn’t include church, mall and other public areas in America. A lot of people in Europe in their 40’s and 50’s never heard a single gunshot throughout their whole life

      Slicc Slicc 2 ай бұрын
  • This is coming from a man who lost his father to violence, so he knows exactly what these families are going thru. He’s my favorite coach in the league. Love Coach Kerr!!

    Dawson DudarkDawson Dudark2 ай бұрын
    • @Dawson Dudark Agree , as a Canadian an outsider , i can see there is a major problem in the usa .

      The Shawn Murphy JournalThe Shawn Murphy Journal2 ай бұрын
    • @Dark Knight Mentality Yeah I get that. In my school we did fine having armed officers, but that doesn’t represent every school. The main issue we should all see eye to eye on is that there are a ridiculous amount of mass shootings in America and something needs to change. And it ain’t the doors that need to change.

      Dawson DudarkDawson Dudark2 ай бұрын
    • @The Shawn Murphy Journal but we can agree that mass shootings are a major problem in this country right? And that we need to do something about it? Let’s start there and if you don’t agree on that then I can’t respect your opinion.

      Dawson DudarkDawson Dudark2 ай бұрын
  • I'm a teacher at a prep school and as I was watching the children playing at breaktime today so carefree my heart just sank thinking about the little ones and teachers that were murdered yesterday.

    Thomas NicholThomas Nichol2 ай бұрын
    • Are you willing to protect them by being trained and armed? Being emotional will not protect them. They are our future. Much more important than politics and "feeling safer".

      Will SmithWill Smith2 ай бұрын
    • Amen! I'm tired of these horrific incidents and massacres, and I'm also tired of double standards! My heart goes out to Steve Kerr and the families and friends of those victims of the Uvalde, Texas massacre, I truly hope that Steve and the families and friends find piece and know that their loved ones are in a better place, but with all due respect nobody is talking about the Buffalo, New York massacre as much as we are talking about the Uvalde, Texas massacre!

      Terry KnightTerry Knight2 ай бұрын
    • @eddie brown True that, its hard 2 keep a smile on and say everything is gonna b alright. Them beautiful children didn't nothing 2 him.

      Dominique JonesDominique Jones2 ай бұрын
    • We as adults have to stay strong, the kids are counting on us to give them a sense of hope.

      eddie browneddie brown2 ай бұрын
  • I’m a infant teacher and all around preschool teacher. This hurts me to the core. Idk know how to feel but protect my kids. I love them. They deserve the world to live on. And I pray to god to heal the families that are going threw this

    Kirby Girl93Kirby Girl932 ай бұрын
    • @Will Smith who are you

      Kirby Girl93Kirby Girl93Ай бұрын
    • Are you going to be emotional or are you going to train and be in a position to protect them? If not, your words mean nothing.

      Will SmithWill Smith2 ай бұрын
    • You have my upmost respect! We send our babies to school every single day hoping that they'll be protected and loved just as they would be at home. Thank you!

      JessiJessi2 ай бұрын
    • @X G clearly your not a teacher. So chill sweetheart. I have a experience with kids for 20 years so please. Take your negative opinion elsewhere. Goodnight

      Kirby Girl93Kirby Girl932 ай бұрын
    • @Josh Mcclurg huh!?!

      Kirby Girl93Kirby Girl932 ай бұрын
  • Steve for President....... it takes a real man to put aside basketball and talk to the nation about this .... stand up guy.... prayers and condolences to all families

    Dezaray WilliamsDezaray Williams2 ай бұрын
    • As much as you would say that, no way anybody worthy of doing the job would take that kind of a pay cut to do anything.

      Alex SmithAlex Smith2 ай бұрын
    • his dad was killed in gunfire by gun men.

      SC30 ShortsSC30 Shorts2 ай бұрын
    • I appove

      Raeshaun PottsRaeshaun Potts2 ай бұрын
    • I know this week is hard for everyone and people started mass shootings because of people saying they hate others and want to handle the situation themselves physically, socially, mentally, and emotionally.

      Jordan D.Jordan D.2 ай бұрын
  • To add to this over the last 2 weekends even high school graduations have had these occurrences in Louisiana, Tennessee, and Michigan. Please keep this tragedy in Uvalde and other mass shootings in mind send prayers, love, and support for those who have lost children and the elderly!

    Bryan WashingtonBryan Washington2 ай бұрын
    • We need to March for a stop gun violence epidemic and bring back a safe environment for our kids and adults

      TonyTony2 ай бұрын
    • @Mateo Leon Yeah your right it is scary not knowing what is gonna happen unexpectedly and also try to say these words that can protect you from gunshots. It is called this: Pax Rax Sarax (protection from gunshots).

      Jordan D.Jordan D.2 ай бұрын
    • @Mateo Leon unless u have a gun.

      Luke CanaleLuke Canale2 ай бұрын
    • @Mateo Leon my point exactly it's getting to where you can't even go out and do anything without one person or a group of people want to start trouble and then the guns come out

      Bryan WashingtonBryan Washington2 ай бұрын
    • I was afraid of going to my brothers graduation because of this and then the next day after graduation this happens. I said to my wife “this is scary to come to these places”

      Mateo LeonMateo Leon2 ай бұрын
  • I’m a warriors fan and I’ve always loved Steve, but my respect for him as reached new heights.

    GD SuperioGD Superio2 ай бұрын
    • This man has been thru indescribable pain. Dad's violent death, his bout will severe illness. Yet,it doesn't take him but a second to prioritize life. Not basketball he said. Those little angels getting ready for summer vacation. He called out those old rich men at the capital doing absolutely nothing. But planning to leave to go to Houston for NRA convention(my words)This is looking like our fight America. Thoughts and prayers are not enough. Pay attention as to whom we're putting in office.Greg Abott couldn't attend the nra convention, but he sent a video. What's that saying while family members of these victims are literally dying of broken hearts.That toad, Ted Cruz, couldn't utter a word to the reporter at the NRA CONVENTION IN HOUSTON. America,were in trouble.

      Brenda GobertBrenda Gobert2 ай бұрын
    • Why for this b.s.

      Redman JohnsonRedman Johnson2 ай бұрын
    • Amen

      Deborah TateDeborah Tate2 ай бұрын
  • Steve is a hero! Thank you for being our voice for all the parents out there.

    Cesar MCesar M2 ай бұрын
    • Same thing for other NBA Players we need to defend the kids all across the U.S. together as one and we need to have rallies to raise donations for the kids losing their lives to mass shootings some time a year.

      Jordan D.Jordan D.2 ай бұрын
  • I love this man so much. I know we shouldn't look to figures in sports for guidance during times like this, but a lot of people do. Kerr is uniquely qualified though to speak on things like this.

    Keith ShannonKeith Shannon2 ай бұрын
    • What makes him qualified?

      Miguel RodriguezMiguel Rodriguez2 ай бұрын
  • If you can't feel Steve Kerr pain then you not human! Thank you Steve Kerr for those words to inspire change that need to come!

    T.M.A.T.M.A.2 ай бұрын
    • @Tracy Galuszynski he did just coach basketball lol won the championship.

      Stephon HopkinsStephon Hopkins21 күн бұрын
    • Just coach basketball.

      Tracy GaluszynskiTracy Galuszynski21 күн бұрын
    • @Old School Liberal His life don’t only revolve around sports and coaching my guy he got the right to speak about other topics other than basketball.

      Waddle WaddleWaddle Waddle23 күн бұрын
    • ​@Stephon Hopkins What matters is I don't use my job platform/time to promote politics. Steve Kerr is paid to coach basketball. Not to teach what us what he thinks is morally right.

      Old School LiberalOld School Liberal2 ай бұрын
  • Although I’m a Mavs fan, the warriors are my 2nd favorite team in the league. Great coach, great human and a super team. It hurts every parent, everyone is hurt. Lock the doors to every school and there should be armed security guards at every single school in the states! That will stop this if they can just make it into laws. All politicians need to step up in a United way. Come together and add extra security. Can’t listen to political speech all the time. We need action not both parties attacking each while we all suffer.

    Darrel JohnsonDarrel Johnson2 ай бұрын
    • Problem eith that logic: why doesn't this happen in the UK, Australia (which used to be as gun happy as us), Germany (a pro-gun nation), France, Italy, Japan, South Korea, other rich, first world countries? Access to guns, it's a lot harder to get guns in those countries than it is here.

      George DiazGeorge Diaz2 ай бұрын
    • 2 problems with your solution. 1)There was an ARMED school security officer on the scene and TWO armed police officers who followed the dude into the school. They exchanged gunfire with him but it didn't STOP him from barricading himself in that classroom and KILLING 19 children, 2 teachers and who knows how many were injured. 2) Schools can't keep all doors locked because it is a FIRE HAZARD.

      regi gillregi gill2 ай бұрын
  • Love ya Coach appreciate all your passion and efforts to bring change and legislation to help combat this ongoing problem

    Rene CantuRene Cantu2 ай бұрын
    • They need to have tighter airport like security at schools.

      STMARTIN009STMARTIN0092 ай бұрын
    • @John Doe lol 😂

      Rene CantuRene Cantu2 ай бұрын
    • @⁹⁶9ÑĮŇƏŔŅÍÑƏŘ9⁶⁹ there’s more they can and need to do, not just backgrounds, the issue is more complex than backgrounds

      Rene CantuRene Cantu2 ай бұрын
    • You play for the warriors? Didn’t realize he coaches you!!?!

      John DoeJohn Doe2 ай бұрын
  • Gained so much respect for Steve Kerr. What a legend.

    Evan FerrisEvan Ferris2 ай бұрын
  • My father lost his father and I lost my father to gun violence.. Steve Kerr channeled my feelings! True pain!

    SugahSerialSugahSerial2 ай бұрын
    • ​@Luke Canale How could he not be emotional? Kerr was only 19 years old when his dad was gunned down....and he was still older than the Uvalde shooter. Kerr's more angry about the fact that a High School student was able to buy 375 rounds of ammunition + 2 rifles within three days of his 18th birthday. And judging by the store hours (I looked it up) + date of purchase + the shooter's tendency to ditch class, it's highly likely that he skipped class to buy guns. And stricter background checks -- which is what Kerr was talking about -- is not even a "political" debate especially when the OVERWHELMING MAJORITY of the population agrees on it.

      TheInternetIsConfusingTheInternetIsConfusing2 ай бұрын
    • FFS.. sorry man, so sad

      Kuku NaseKuku Nase2 ай бұрын
    • I understood your pain and I understand what your going through. Imagine us being in the shoes of those young kids and if I was a cop I would save all of your lives so it won't be loss or get wounded. It's crazy that all of us have to live like this every single day 24/7.

      Jordan D.Jordan D.2 ай бұрын
    • My sincere condolences. 💜

      Pebbles WilsonPebbles Wilson2 ай бұрын
  • I absolutely admire this man

    Brett ShepherdBrett Shepherd2 ай бұрын
  • I love Steve he is right enough is enough man this is like a regular occurrence now killing people just straight pure evil i have a 10 year old and i tell him always pay attention to your surroundings know where the closet exits are in case he has to escape a situation this is the world we live in but i have been telling all my kids this since they were old enough to remember Rest in Peace to all the fallen angels in my condolences to the families.

    Jazzy JeffJazzy Jeff2 ай бұрын
  • I absolutely love everything Steve Kerr said.

    Detroit Made MaarDetroit Made Maar2 ай бұрын
  • I love how the NBA opens to situations like these, have so much respect for the NBA

    Bennyy 999Bennyy 9992 ай бұрын
    • @Mercenary 1914 I’m sure you vote Democrat tho

      Miguel RodriguezMiguel Rodriguez2 ай бұрын
  • I feel deeply for the parents of these children. This is a tragic event of great proportion that needs to be recognized as a sign of the times... who we are as a people. What are our values? Someone in this video called the shooter evil. Yes, his deed was dark... very dark. Yet people need to look deeper and ask themselves HOW did this great society of ours create such a person -- there are so many of them. Was it the availability of guns? How about the lack of mental health care? How about the despair of our young people over bullying and other abuses? How about broken families? How about the lack of love given them. A person who is loved, and knows it, never kills like this. The shooter is a victim too. Most people don't want to hear that, but it's true. A bullied and abused person eventually goes mad. Beat up on someone long enough and they WILL strike out. It's human nature. So, look at our television and our movies. How do those fictional characters solve their problems? Many times with guns and fists. And why are violent gun-based videos created and made available to children and teenagers, and considered entertainment? When I turn on my TV, it isn't long until I see a gun in someone's face -- and then another, and another... Wake up, America. We are being programmed into violence. We are being manipulated by money-interests. If you want to stop violence, stop what is creating violence. It's not as simple as guns. Even so -- it is absolutely absurd that assault weapons are so readily available. So, ask yourself: Does the politician whom I voted for condone easy access to weapons? Sadly, the Republican leaders vote for guns. Do you vote Republican? Then count yourself as part of the problem. And do you vote against mental health care and other such public services designed to support families? Then count yourself as part of the problem. And do you chose to never complain to government and the movie industry about violent content in movies and on TV? Use this experience to re-think and re-imagine what our country can be. Use your voice. State your concerns. Then, and only then, these little darlings and their teachers have not died in vane. Be kind to the parents and surround them with love.

    DJ PfisterDrewsDJ PfisterDrews2 ай бұрын
  • Major props to Steve Kerr for letting lose in front of the media and storming out in anger. We need more people like him in this world.

    Koby SchechterKoby Schechter2 ай бұрын
  • prayers goes to the families when i heard this news and i saw the kids that were shot i started balling crying man this thing got to stop man for real

    Allen darbyAllen darby2 ай бұрын
  • Much respect to everyone who is speaking the truth and not backing down to anyone who says it’s ok. This isn’t right man, we can’t do this, we all need to bring attention to gun violence. Please government you need to change this and fixed these situations and many others. It’s not right and we’ve all had enough!!

    ElithesamuraiElithesamurai2 ай бұрын
  • *”When are we gonna DO SOMETHING?!”* The agony in his voice breaks my heart. Change needs to happen.

    Kevin ThomasKevin Thomas2 ай бұрын
    • @tony o Stop with this rhetoric. An entire police battalion did nothing despite having every opportunity.

      Kevin ThomasKevin Thomas27 күн бұрын
  • I get sick and tired of people telling me that the New York State gun laws are too tough. The Buffalo shooter legally purchased his gun in New York State. The shooter had spent two days in a mental ward, due to previous threats. Obviously, the laws are nowhere close to being tough enough.

    Ron WestRon West2 ай бұрын
    • Happy economy happy people

      MorganMorgan2 ай бұрын
    • does not matter how tough the law is if its not enforced.

      mike kinsellamike kinsella2 ай бұрын
  • It's a mystery to me that these states that have been so aggressive with legislation against abortion rights aren't equally as aggressive with finding legislation that would limit incidents like this. Is it more Godly that a child b born than it is to protect them?

    James NewmanJames Newman2 ай бұрын
  • Love this people on commentary should be more out spoken and speak their mind don’t let media folks tell you what you can or can’t say steve kerr is a real one

    Tre WilliamsTre Williams2 ай бұрын
  • OMG!! I feel his pain! I been crying all am.

    TS RDTS RD2 ай бұрын
  • I'm crying now and we all will be praying for the families,

    Kirk louKirk lou2 ай бұрын
  • Respect to Steve Kerr. He told the truth somebody got to say something it's time to hold politicians accountable

    Neo Zero LuminattiNeo Zero Luminatti2 ай бұрын
  • All my prayers to all the kids and there family's 🙏

    Donald TealDonald Teal2 ай бұрын
  • This is sickening. My condolences to these family that lost their love ones. Kid turned 18 and gets a gun. How many more of these of this are we gonna witness until they do something about it. Only these families know what they are going through right now

    Dan’s Healthy lifestyleDan’s Healthy lifestyle2 ай бұрын
    • Still, teenagers at 18 SHOULD NOT have access to AR-15s or other guns!! RAISE TO GUN AGE TO 21 OR 25

      Jermaine SimmonsJermaine Simmons29 күн бұрын
    • He’s a grown man at 18. Doesn’t matter if he was 21 with the same intent.

      S DaysS Days2 ай бұрын
  • Heck yeah Steven Kerr!! You have all my respect.

    RodRod2 ай бұрын
  • I was living in Colorado Springs when Columbine shootings happened. Columbine changed the world. There weren't mass shootings in schools before that. Then the copycats followed and it's been like that almost every year since 420, 1999.

    ElvisElvis2 ай бұрын
    • Columbine had the most fatalities since 1966 at the University of Texas (until Virginia Tech happened in 2007). There have been plenty of mass shootings in schools before Columbine.

      Rush RushRush Rush2 ай бұрын
    • I am in Las Vegas this week getting ready to go back to Colorado Springs on Friday. We have had Columbine, Aurora, and last year’s King Soopers. I am so sorry this keeps happening in my home state and my country.

      Kim ShatteenKim Shatteen2 ай бұрын
    • 420 blaze it

      Zach JamesZach James2 ай бұрын
    • False… Cleveland Elementary School in Stockton California was the first school massacre in 1989

      Niners_DodgersNiners_Dodgers2 ай бұрын
    • @Ryan S well I mean they were the outcasts of the society at the time, which was the late 90s, but still being an outcast in the late 90s was fricking awesome just because society was so great at the time

      Ty NaoTy Nao2 ай бұрын
  • Steve is right a bout everything!! I can't belive the senators has more power then the siticents 😡😡😤

    Juan de dios FlorianoJuan de dios Floriano2 ай бұрын
  • When you have a child , more and more of your heart is replaced with the being of your kid. When you lose your child there will ALWAYS BE a void in your heart.

    Elmer FuddElmer Fudd2 ай бұрын
  • much respect for steve. 🖤

    Christian CastilloChristian Castillo2 ай бұрын
  • I'd love to go back to when we played as kids But things change, and that's the way it is

    BaffoeBaffoe2 ай бұрын
    • @Ray Lax yes sir! Still reflects till this day.

      BaffoeBaffoe2 ай бұрын
    • 2Pac

      Ray LaxRay Lax2 ай бұрын
  • I would push for more gun user orientation and stricter compliance for gun buyers or users. If there are more compliance for getting a drivers license and driving a car, then it should have the same treatment with gun users. I really advocate for more compelling gun orientations, trainings, gun liability insurance and yearly license renewal for responsible gun usage.

    Neil RollonNeil Rollon2 ай бұрын
  • Thank you for stepping up and make this statement my respect ✊ to coach Kerr.

    Jonathan AguirreJonathan Aguirre2 ай бұрын
  • Steve Kerr was always fantastically moral with actual principles

    Rob DeanRob Dean2 ай бұрын
  • I’m betting if this were occurring at legislatures and courthouses instead of schools they’d find solutions pretty quickly.

    CCJJ160ChannelsCCJJ160Channels2 ай бұрын
  • Steve Kerr laying it all on the line here. Respect the emotion

    Scott KrasmanScott Krasman2 ай бұрын
  • He made me 😭 even more💔he spoke truth!!

    Pebbles WilsonPebbles Wilson2 ай бұрын
  • I have a son that’s 8 yrs old and a grandmother that shops at tops, Walmart, etc and it’s scary. I’m going to get my pistol permit to carry because I need to make sure my family is safe

    Nasiek AdamsNasiek Adams2 ай бұрын
  • 100% agree with Steven Smith

    Robert HRobert H2 ай бұрын
  • The warriors were one of my least favorite sports franchise being a Lebron fan but seeing Steve Kerr reaction couldn’t help but make me sad 💔🕊

    Wandale PringletonWandale Pringleton2 ай бұрын
    • Amen

      Deborah TateDeborah Tate2 ай бұрын
  • The world doesn't have a problem with guns. It's the United States the has a problem with guns! Guns aren't the problem. It's people having easy access to guns, especially assault rifles. It was perfectly legal for this kid to go out and buy a gun. People who use guns for criminal activity should have their hands cut off not just put in jail. Our laws are trash and we take our freedoms for granted.

    STXshineSTXshine2 ай бұрын
  • I am scared to come to America and study in their schools I feel so sad that I hear these news everytime may all the victims soul Rest In Peace😔💔

    NiNi🖤💖NiNi🖤💖2 ай бұрын
  • Our corrupt politicians do nothing on the Homeless problem, Mass Shootings, Poverty or anything. Some say we need stricter gun laws, but what we really need is a new govt.

    INFINITE UNIVERSEINFINITE UNIVERSE2 ай бұрын
    • @VoogleBum 👍

      INFINITE UNIVERSEINFINITE UNIVERSE27 күн бұрын
    • Yeah, that'll work out well. I see all out anarchy

      nick ciccaglionenick ciccaglione2 ай бұрын
  • This was tragic!! and having kids in elementary school i had to have a conversation with them about this. Lord Jesus i pray for all those families, console their hearts. Bring peace to the families. How do we stop evil? Kerr did loose his father to gun violence it was terrorist.

    Bro Kids TvBro Kids Tv2 ай бұрын
    • My Son is n the 2nd grade, I can't imagine the pain

      Dominique JonesDominique Jones2 ай бұрын
  • The whole system has failed these kids honestly. Why does everything have to be divisive?, politicians wanna politic on bs. I believe in the 2nd amendment but I’m not oppose to sensible gun laws. The punishment for these criminals and mental health folks have to be severe so it deters them from happening again. I’m talking about stoning, limbs being cut off etc.

    Jblaze600Jblaze6002 ай бұрын
  • You ain’t the only one coach. 21 families who will move forward without their loved ones to celebrate holidays or even birthdays.

    Juan CasillasJuan Casillas2 ай бұрын
  • I've heard ESPN address these shootings all day haven't heard anything from fs1 even when haskins died ESPN spoke about fs1 it mentioned nothing about this is one of the reasons why ESPN is always going to be the best sports network for me

    GREEK FREAKGREEK FREAK2 ай бұрын
    • @Lucas Yoder haskins played in the NFL and somethings are bigger then sports why ignore the elephant in the room you couldn't take one segment to Express how you fell and give your condolences I mean 19 children were killed, when John Lennon was killed they interrupted a Monday night football game to give the people the news

      GREEK FREAKGREEK FREAK2 ай бұрын
    • Maybe they don’t cover this because they’re sports news.

      Lucas YoderLucas Yoder2 ай бұрын
  • I live in Japan and nobody is allowed to have a gun. I can't imagine to live in a country that every people have a right to have a gun...

    TatsuyaTatsuya2 ай бұрын
  • I'm do hurt and disgusted by all these killings of innocent people the children makes me want to cry.

    Robert SimmonsRobert Simmons2 ай бұрын
  • This is the same thing I was wondering, if the shooter had posted at least 3 messages on social media stating what he was going to do why wasn't the authorities notified.

    Marques BrownMarques Brown2 ай бұрын
  • This is just heartbreaking 😢

    Bino TapiaBino Tapia2 ай бұрын
  • I'm so tired of offering condolences 😭😭🤬🤬

    Has OsHas Os2 ай бұрын
  • First person to actually talk without someone telling him what to say

    Benny EspirituBenny Espiritu2 ай бұрын
  • Kerr is a real stand up guy. Remember when he autographed a napkin for me at the dallas airport when i was younger. Salute to him for using his platform 💯

    David HDavid H2 ай бұрын
    • Using it in the wrong way. Which is just adding to the problem. The US already does require background checks for purchasing firearms. So hes just spreading misinformation. Because hes either to angry to think, and just learn about the problem, or likewise yet worse, faking outrage and spreading misinformation on purpose. People are dying. You have to actually care enough to learn about the issue. Not just yell incorrect things because you don't understand whats happening....

      ⁹⁶9ÑĮŇƏŔŅÍÑƏŘ9⁶⁹⁹⁶9ÑĮŇƏŔŅÍÑƏŘ9⁶⁹2 ай бұрын
  • Love Steve Kerr. I agree 100%

    hiawa23hiawa232 ай бұрын
  • so much respect for Steve , i heard his father passed from gun violence this world is so sick

    AysiaAysia2 ай бұрын
  • When dave chappelle made that joke about thank god for covid on SNL I feel that now he was right

    Jason BrumfieldJason Brumfield2 ай бұрын
  • This is devastating of course but how are gun laws going to prevent a person who is clearly mentally ill and doesn’t care about murdering innocent children from doing what he has done. We need to find better solutions than simply just implementing stricter gun laws because that will have little to no effect. Chicago has the strictest gun laws in the country and they have the most shootings and deaths by gun violence every single year. WE NEED to implement solutions that are actually feasible and effective

    Sean DaySean Day2 ай бұрын
    • @swordboy5477 im all for gun control , but if you actually think a cute little background check is going to deter school shooters from what they are going to do , you’d be delusional. Let me remind you he was 18 years old. Even if they were to run a background check on him, how many 18 year olds do you know who have criminal backgrounds. He would’ve passed with flying colors and carried out what he always intended. Also I gave you a statistic where Chicago has the strictest gun control laws in the country yet they lead the nation in gun violence every year. How could you explain that lack of correlation ?

      Sean DaySean Day2 ай бұрын
    • @swordboy5477 gun culture is the problem, that is the point. I want more gun control myself, but there are sadly so many guns in circulation, that if some sick individual wants to do this, how are we gonna stop them from illegally getting one of the hundreds of millions of guns in this country?

      A WA W2 ай бұрын
  • Much respect to Steve Kerr!

    BXIBXI2 ай бұрын
  • This is the second shooting at a school one at my old high school couple of months ago and now at a elementary. Why is this happening.WE NEED TO BE AWARE OF WHAT IS GOING ON SPEAK UP IF YOU SEE SOMETHING NOT RIGHT SPEAK UP. What happen to that.!!

    Curtis BarnesCurtis Barnes2 ай бұрын
  • My Daughter is 11 and I'm Nervous For Her at School. Makes no Sense!

    ace Andersonace Anderson2 ай бұрын
  • I stand with all players and coaches with all this bs

    Greg MooreGreg Moore2 ай бұрын
  • I’m 14 right now, by the time I have kids, if this hasn’t been changed, democracy has failed, and I’m going to make sure my kids have the best security at school in the state/ country

    hellosavage1hellosavage12 ай бұрын
  • 2:33 Well with all due respect, WNBA games didn’t matter before this tragedy. WNBA games never mattered or will never matter.

    Rolland CurtisRolland Curtis2 ай бұрын
  • They should have arm security and walk though metal detectors at the front entrance in every school they have it at the county government departments

    Key* key*Key* key*2 ай бұрын
  • Love Kerr for being real. Everybody wants better background checks.

    Bob GreenBob Green2 ай бұрын
  • I'm really sick right now with this news, tears all over the place

    Diego MoreiraDiego Moreira2 ай бұрын
  • Not just kids, babies. Greed and hobbyists over our kids safety. Plain and simple. Shouldn't be able to buy an AR at 18 yrs old at the very least.

    Chris HowardChris Howard2 ай бұрын
  • Well said Mr Kerr. It's Irresponsible and Disgraceful what's going on in Washington. There has to be a way to remove those Senators who voted against Gun reform. If voting is the only way ten damit do it then for Godsake.

    Vegas stokerVegas stoker2 ай бұрын
  • This type of stuff is what is really contributing to the current mental health crisis in this country. We're faced with excessive anxiety and stress all the time!

    Harold RiceHarold Rice2 ай бұрын
    • Some people are just evil.

      If you don’t work you don’t eatIf you don’t work you don’t eat2 ай бұрын
  • I’ve always respected Steve kerr, this is a reason why

    Samuel BrooksSamuel Brooks2 ай бұрын
  • "The Greatest Nation in the world", where my girlfriend, an elementary school teacher, sends me a message every now and then, saying "We're in lockdown, again. We don't know what's happening, my desk is infront of the door. I love you!"... The only thing I can do at that moment is text back "I love you! Stay safe!!". When is enough? How long do kids and teachers have to be scared for their lives in SCHOOL???

    VenVisualsVenVisuals2 ай бұрын
    • The greatest nation in the world can’t even keep kids safe at school. You can’t call that great even after all the things you mentioned.

      ihippzihippz2 ай бұрын
    • The US is the greatest nation in the world when you include everything and have proper context. NO nation in human history has had the combination the US has had of power, influence, wealth, quality of life, accomplishments, medical breakthroughs, correct orientation toward human rights, openness, individualism, tolerance and democracy, the longevity of democracy, the universal ideas of the US, and the mechanisms of government, as well as the minds of Americans constantly questioning to improve, to continue to make America better. The criticisms, which are legion, and many of which are justifiably so are incorrect in their implication which, without saying so, implies that the numerous problems of America across an array of topics, stand in stark negative contrast to another nation or nations, that they would imply is better. The problem is that no such nation, which has been large, diverse, influential, and heavily engaged in numerous complex conflicts in the world, has ever been as good, much less better, than the US on the balance of good intentions, positive impact, and ability to channel influence and power into positive impact. Analogous nations, whether the imperial powers of Europe, Persia, Rome, Egypt, Mongolia, China, or any other major nation through history, have a track record of enslavement, colonization, and destruction compared to that of the US. Now, a common argument against this point is that America has done its own fair share of destruction and colonization, a legitimate argument. But if one took a serious look, one could not argue that the pure colonization, enslavement, and/or destruction of weaker nations that was a common practice in human affairs for thousands of years compares to morally ambiguous wars going askew, instances of torture, war crimes, and American involvement for the collection of resources. Lest I sound flippant and reductive of these major mistakes, I readily acknowledge that the list of American terrible mistakes is long and makes one seriously question anyone who would claim America has a divine morally objective right to decide the world. But even in saying that, the reality is that human nature is such, and conflict between nations, and the humans that make them up, has made conflicts between nations so intense, harsh and ambiguous, that even the very spotty record of the US sets them apart from any other nation that had a major role in history. I have heard people say that this may be true, but this is only because America is the world super power in a time in human history where human rights are given more importance than ever before, a time when we have the knowledge and human capacity to be more reticent with our power, and that America is not so much better in this more enlightened time than previous powers, who operated before society was more fully conscious of tolerance and rights of the other. I find that a somewhat compelling argument, but I would say that this “more enlightened world” has only become so as the result of a relative acceleration toward that affect that kicked into high gear right after the end of WW2, right as Pax Americana started. So the whole context of the modern era necessitating more care for human rights and the other, has only come about so strongly because of specific American actions and influence. I hear other arguments against America being the greatest nation in the world in the sphere of social, economic, racial and other societal measures. I would say that it is clear that there are certain smaller nations that have a higher average quality of life than the US, but for one, likely all of those nations are able to do so secure in the peaceful liberal world order overseen by the United States. More importantly, the typed of nations, generally the smaller European nations, are specific nation archetypes that will always be more oriented toward high quality of life provided that there is a powerful “Arsenal of Democracy,” allowing them to focus on their betterment. Essentially, if all liberal democratic nations were like New Zealand or Denmark or Finland in power, influence, and general nature, the world would be completely dominated by autocrats, authoritarians, fascists and all other forms of illiberal government. This is not a knock on nations like Denmark, but it should be said to recognize that in the real world, certain nations need to take the role of liberal democratic in orientation, but powerful and engaged in the world, and power and engagement necessitates aspects in a nation that would make it impossible to have the highest average quality of life and most spotless moral record, aspects like large population and economy for a powerful military, as well as a willingness to get your hands dirty and engage in so many conflicts to a point where you are eventually forced into doing morally ambiguous things. This isn’t to completely absolve the US of all the wrong its one, but it is important in contextualizing the situation. For the benefit of nations like Denmark, there have to be democratic nations like the US who become such nations that pure average quality of life can never match the likes of Denmark. Of course even within this context, the US can make changes to make life better, but those are at the comparative margins when we understand the type of nation the US. An aside should also be that one of the things brought up, healthcare, is not discussed in a fair way. There are certain things the US could improve in healthcare, but the narrative of free healthcare in foreign nations while Americans go bankrupt is very inaccurate in its implications. Besides the fact that foreigners much pay more in taxes and thus have less money for other material things, the US system does not have the same rationing and waiting time as others do. Furthermore, the US system comes up with the most advancements for healthcare and medicine, which other nations then use. Therefore, other nations’ quality of healthcare is higher because of America’s specific system, which is then pilloried. Additionally, the US system has the ability to more effectively treat urgent aspects of diseases. This isn’t to say the US system is better, it is to provide context to show that the disparity isn’t as wide as made seem, even though I think the US could learn some aspects from other nations. And this applies to most “examples” of lower quality in the US. And of course this is in the context of the aforementioned fact that for the flourishing of small peaceful democracies, there need to be an Arsenal of Democracy, which will then by its nature have a lower average quality of life. Even with all of this known, no nation as large and diverse as the US in human history has veer had close to as high an average quality of life. When you combine it with power, influence, accomplishments, longevity of democracy, institutions that orient the nation toward improving, and mix of pure power with emphasis on morality and understanding of its own imperfections, no nation in history comes close to the US. It might not have the top average quality of life in absolute terms, but when put into proper context, no nation compares to the US

      A WA W2 ай бұрын
  • My condolences go to families, Love ones and more who lost their children and love ones in Texas, Buffalo,and more place . To my American people when will racism and mass shooting end cause it needs to stop today and to those republicans when will y'all listen to God and stop letting innocent people die everyday and start supporting Black Lives Matter !!!!!! My American people don't deserve this !!!! my American people deserve to live happy ,long, peaceful and more life !!!!!! I'm tired of this negative and all these Mass shooting it needs to stop and more!!!! "My American people let's work together as family and let's stop voting for republicans and GOP fake people and let's listen to God and vote for the Democrats forever and continue to supporting Black Lives Matter movement forever!!!!!!!"

    Donta SpeightDonta Speight2 ай бұрын
  • For everybody having a issue w first take addressing this is just siick n cold hearted

    Tevon EulettTevon Eulett2 ай бұрын
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