It's only February and another incredibly sad and scary shooting has taken place in the United States of America.
On Wednesday, at least 17 people were killed in a massive shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. Before the Warriors game against the Trail Blazers in Portland, head coach Steve Kerr was asked about his thoughts on the shooting.
"Nothing has been done," Kerr said to reporters. "It doesn't seem to matter to our government that children are being shot to death day after day at schools. It doesn't matter that people are being shot at a concert, at a movie theater. It's not enough apparently to move our leadership, our government, the people who are running this country to actually do anything. That's demoralizing.
"But we can do something about it. We can vote people in who actually have the courage to protect peoples' lives and not just bow down to the NRA because they 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 build some 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 and just slaughtering our children. It's disgusting."
Coach Kerr on today's shooting in Florida. pic.twitter.com/kvUEegf4ss
— Warriors on NBCS (@NBCSWarriors) February 15, 2018