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In addition to expressing his outrage and rejection of the shooting that took place this week at an elementary school in the town of Uvalde, Texas -in which 19 children, two teachers and the aggressor’s grandmother died-, the television star kim kardashian made use of his Twitter account to propose concrete measures to limit the access of US citizens to firearms and, above all, the deadliest. Among them, it stands out that of increasing the legal age allowed for its acquisition.
Currently, an 18-year-old boy like the one who perpetrated such an atrocity has almost no restrictions on acquiring such weapons, so Kim believes the bar should be raised to at least 21: the age at which it is perfectly legal to buy and consume alcohol in the country.
On the other hand, who was the wife of the rapper kanye-west He has directly advocated the prohibition of any type of semi-automatic weapon, as well as those considered assault and war weapons. In his opinion they should only be at the disposal of the armies of the world, as long as they are not completely banished, and in no case in the hands of the citizenry. “They are not instruments for legitimate defense, they are sophisticated weapons designed to kill”accurate.
“There is no excuse or justification for what happened yesterday. The laws we currently have in place on gun control do not protect our children. We need to push our legislators to pass rules that fit the real world. Semi-automatic weapons, assault weapons and weapons of war should be banned and not accessible to US civilians. They should be banned, period”, demanded the celebrity in his platform account.
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