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Steve Kerr makes plea for gun control: ‘We are insane’

Warriors coach Steve Kerr wants background checks on gun purchases.

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Warriors coach Steve Kerr made an impassioned plea for gun control in the United States in an interview with the Mercury News’s Tim Kawakami.

Kerr, whose father was killed by gunmen while serving as the president of American University in Beirut, criticized the second amendment for being outdated, and described the government as “insane” when it comes to gun control.

“When 90% of our country wants background checks on gun purchases and we’ve got our senate and our house not only voting it down, but using the Bill of Rights as a reason for people to have rights to carry these automatic weapons, and we’re getting people murdered every day at an alarming rate. I just have to get this off my chest, our government is insane. We are insane,” Kerr said.

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Kerr has coached the Warriors since 2014.