In the wake of the most recent school shooting incident in Uvalde Texas, singer Harry Styles has pledged funding for gun safety projects in US communities. The British pop idol along with Live Nation, the organizer of Styles’ forthcoming Love on Tour concerts in North America, will donate $1 million to “Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund. ” The latter is one of the largest organized movements against gun violence formed by more than 8 nillion mothers, mayors, families and survivors of gun violence and other community leaders, seeking implement solutions in solving America’s gun violence problems.
Although Harry Styles’ Love on Tour Concert is set to start on July 2022, all concert tickets have already been soldout, including tickets for the additional 3 days that Live Nation recently announced. Through an Instagram post, harry announced that from the proceeds of the series of 42 live concerts throughout North America, they will provide up to donate USD 1 million to Everytown who will also carry out actions aimed at promoiting gun safety and preventing violence, In states like Texas, anybody who is eighteen years of age can buy any kind of gun, including the assault rifle AR-15 typically used by mass shooting gunmen.
It’ s only May, yet the country has already seen 27 school shootings, while reports have it that there have been more than 200 mass shooting incidents.