'Grief overwhelms the soul': Politicians and celebrities react to Texas elementary school mass shooting

'I would normally say in a moment like this \u2014 we would all say, naturally, that our hearts break. But our hearts keep getting broken,' Vice President Kamala Harris said.

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5/25/2022 8:30:00 AM

Golden State Warriors head coach Steve Kerr furiously reacted to the school shooting in Texas that killed at least 19 children and two adults, calling on the Senate to pass H.R. 8, which would establish background check requirements for gun sales and more.

'I would normally say in a moment like this \u2014 we would all say, naturally, that our hearts break. But our hearts keep getting broken,' Vice President Kamala Harris said.

of the shooting."Children went to school today and were killed in a mass shooting. Another American community shattered by gun violence," Sen. Cory Booker ."Another round of thoughts and prayers. They're hollow words if we continue to do nothing to end the violent, unrelenting, preventable shootings in our county."

Many called for more than thoughts and prayers — asking instead for action from the U.S. government.In a searing speech on the Senate floor, Connecticutpleaded,"Why? Why are we here? If not to try to make sure that fewer schools and fewer communities go through what Sandy Hook has gone through. What Uvalde is going through."

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