Dallas sportscaster Dale Hansen will not simply persist with sports activities.
Hansen, a broadcaster for Dallas’ WFAA, used his place to talk out towards gun violence within the nation following Wednesday’s college taking pictures at Marjory Stoneman Douglas Excessive College in Florida.
The Military veteran known as for change and took a shot at folks calling for “ideas and prayers” each time one thing like this occurs. Hansen believes as a result of the shooters are white, no modifications are ever made.
“If it was a Muslim or a Mexican doing the shootings how a lot cash would we spend then to cease the insanity? However because it’s virtually all the time a white child there’s simply nothing we will do. America has 5% of the world’s inhabitants and but 31% of the world’s mass shootings. We’re nervous about folks coming to this nation, they need to be nervous about us coming to theirs,” Hansen mentioned.
Within the Florida college taking pictures, 17 folks have been killed and one other 14 have been injured. These sorts of incidents appear to occur frequently.
Hansen mentioned when Australia had 4 mass shootings between 1987-1996, they handed stricter gun legal guidelines and have not had one since.
“Final time I mentioned we have to discover a strategy to cease a nut with a gun and that is all I mentioned, I received an e-mail saying ‘I am saving my final bullet to place it proper between your eyes.’ Simply one other accountable gun proprietor in America. And I am taking all bets he is a white man. So there’s simply nothing we will do,” Hansen mentioned.
This is not the primary time Hansen has sounded off on politics and social points.
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The sportscaster criticized President Trump in September and defended the nationwide anthem protests within the NFL.
“The younger, black athletes aren’t disrespecting America or the navy by taking a knee through the anthem. They’re respecting one of the best factor about America. It is a canine whistle to the racists amongst us to say in any other case,” Hansen mentioned in September. “They, and all of us, ought to protest how black People are handled on this nation. And should you do not assume white privilege is a truth, you do not perceive America.”
Hansen has additionally had movies go viral of him discussing Baylor and Johnny Manziel.