A ‘strict process’ is required to get a ‘crazy gun’
CINCINNATI – More than a week later Several NFL teams have announced their support for the “Wear Orange” campaign. on National Gun Violence Awareness Day, Bengals defender Joe Burrow said lawmakers should “make it harder” for people to use guns in recent mass shootings.
Buffalo Bills, Denver Broncos, Philadelphia Eagles, Seattle Seahawks and Gun Violence Awareness Day recognized on social media on June 3. Washington Commanders, along with other sports teams in the nation’s capital family, have announced that they have donated over $85,000 to Everytown’s Community Safety Fund for Gun Safety.
Cincinnati has not made any social media posts or announcements, although Burrow was asked for his thoughts on gun reform on Tuesday during a press conference.
“Given everything that’s going on, if you’re not outlawing everything, then you have to at least make it harder to get the crazy guns people are using,” Burrow said. speak. “I don’t think you can go in there and buy one. You have to go through a rigorous process to get what I think it is.”
The US House of Representatives on June 8 passed a large-scale gun control bill including increased background checks, although it has little chance of passing the Senate. Instead, Senate Republicans supported a bipartisan gun deal that would making it more difficult for 18 to 20 year olds to buy firearms among other measures.
“Hopefully the people who get paid to make those decisions will understand that,” Burrow said. “My job is to play football, but hopefully politicians can figure that out.”
Cincinnati Mayor Aftab Pureval shared a video of Burrow’s response, saying, “This is leadership.”
“(Squirrel Cave) is loved and watched by so many of us because of the way he represents our city on the field, and he continues to use his powerful voice for good, “Pureval said. “Our quarterback stands with the Cincinnatians in demanding action against gun violence.”
This is what leadership looks like. @JoeyB loved and followed by so many of us for the way he represented our city on the field, and he continues to use his powerful voice for good.
Our quarterback stands with the Cincinnatians in demanding action against gun violence. https://t.co/Pgt2O9UT1F
– Aftab Pureval (@AftabPureval) June 14, 2022
Burrow’s comments come after Governor Mike DeWine signed the bill changed weapon requirement on school grounds from 700 hours to 24 hours. School boards will now be able to choose how to place specific staff members and mandate what the governor’s office calls “reasonable training requirements”.
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