Country singer Cam says we need to talk about gun control and what it means. "People are trying to make it like someone's trying to take away your guns. Nobody's trying to take away guns," said the country singer.
Via Taste of Country:
The debate over gun control hits closer to home in country music after the mass shooting in Las Vegas, and Cam is among the artists who have begun speaking out on the politically charged topic in public.
The "Diane" singer performed at the Vegas Strong concert and visited with shooting victims and ER staff after the shooting that killed at least 58 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival on Oct. 1. She tells Rolling Stone Country that she's encouraged by the country music reaction to the shooting spree.
"We think of fans as family," she says. "I think the next step that you think of is how concerned everyone is for security. [T]hen the next part is gun control and talking about what that means. I think people are realizing the divisiveness over, like, when people are trying to make it like someone's trying to take away your guns. Nobody's trying to take away guns. Eighty percent of gun owners believe that there should be background checks."
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