McConaughey: How to make the loss of these lives matter

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June 8, 2022 - 3:31 PM

Actor Matthew McConaughey holds a photo of the victim in the recent mass shooting at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas during a press briefing at the White House on June 7, 2022. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Actor Matthew McConaughey, a native of Uvalde, Texas, on Tuesday spoke about the horror of the May 24 mass shooting that killed  19 elementary students and two teachers. 

McConaughey, a gun owner, visited with President Joe Biden before he addressed the press in the White House.

Below are his comments, which have been edited for brevity.

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