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Toby Keith on stricter gun laws

Toby Keith on stricter gun laws

Keith feels it’s hard to predict where violence will show up.



By Ap

Published: Mon 22 Jun 2015, 10:00 PM

Last updated: Wed 8 Jul 2015, 3:14 PM

Toby Keith says he’s not sure how to prevent tragedies like last week’s church shooting in Charleston, South Carolina, but doesn’t think stricter gun laws would make a difference.

“If it can happen in church, it can happen anywhere, so there’s no answer to it,” Keith said.

“Countries all over the world that have really strict gun polices, like Oslo, Norway. It happens there.”

Keith feels it’s hard to predict where violence will show up, but felt if a police officer had been praying at The Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church that day, “maybe seven or eight of those nine people would still be alive.”

He made the comments last Thursday on the red carpet at the Songwriters Hall of Fame gala where he was being inducted.


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