“As you all are aware there was another mass shooting today, this time in my hometown of Uvalde, Texas,” the actor wrote on social media on May 24. “Once again we have tragically proven that we are failing to be responsible for the rights our freedoms grant us,”
He continued, “As Americans, Texans, mother and fathers, it’s time we re-evaluate, and renegotiate our wants from our needs. “We have to rearrange our values and find a common ground above this devastating American reality that has tragically become our children’s issue.”
McConaughey, who has previously considered running for governor of Texas, noted his statement wasn’t about politics.