Ever since she was robbed at gunpoint in Paris, Kim Kardashian has been extremely vocal about gun control laws. And now she’s written a passionate essay in hopes of persuading you to feel the same way.
Kardashian took to her website to write,
“Is it more important to protect the second amendment than to protect our own children? Maybe you think so, maybe you don’t – but it’s important for us to at least continue to discuss and debate this openly, and to bring attention to the reality of gun violence and gun control.”
“I’m not against guns and I’m not against people owning guns. After what happened to me in Paris, I know how important it is to be safe and to have armed security. All of my security team is armed, but they also support stricter gun control laws and believe that we should restrict access to firearms for people with mental illness, anyone previously convicted of a misdemeanor, those who have been subject to a temporary restraining order and those at a higher risk of committing gun violence.”
Kardashian currently works with gun safety organization Everytown, which she featured on Keeping Up with the Kardashians. She urged her sister Kendall Jenner to get involved with Everytown and use her platform to condemn gun violence, which Jenner was reluctant to do.
You can read Kim’s entire essay here.
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