Matthew McConaughey Meets Biden and Pleads for an End to Gun Violence

The Uvalde, Texas, native appeared in the White House briefing room and called for new gun control measures.

Matthew McConaughey Calls for New Gun Control

Mr. McConaughey’s appearance at the White House came as a bipartisan group of senators tries to negotiate new legislation to respond to gun violence. 

Actor Matthew McConaughey, a native of Uvalde, Texas as well as a father and a gun owner, becomes emotional as he holds up a picture of 10-year-old victim Alithia Ramirez as he speaks.

Camila Alves McConaughey, wife of actor Matthew McConaughey, holds a pair of shoes worn by one of the victims of the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, during the daily news conference.

McConaughey in DC today to discuss the horrific mass shooting at Robb Elementary as well as the larger problem of gun violence in America We, like so many others, agree that gun safety reform. 

President Joe Biden issued a fervent appeal Thursday for stricter gun laws -- including a ban on assault weapons, tougher background check laws and a higher minimum age of purchase.

Matthew McConaughey tells the story of those killed in Uvalde in emotional plea for action on guns

In an emotional speech, McConaughey told stories of the children who were gunned down by deranged shooter Salvador Ramos