Kirk Douglas: America is a 'Cowboy Country with too Many Guns'

Kirk Douglas: America is a 'Cowboy Country with too Many Guns'

Kirk Douglas looks around America these days and he sees too many guns.

The 96-year-old actor, best known for performances in classic films like Spartacus, Paths of Glory and Lust for Life, took to the cyber pages of The Huffington Post to call for more gun control–and far less guns.

I often played the good cowboy on screen, riding in to save the day. Now, everybody thinks he is a cowboy too. That frightens me. We have become a cowboy country with too many guns….

I cannot understand the people who are against some form of gun control. They should be the first to welcome a message on making it more difficult to get a gun. Many of them seem to propose more guns being available to everybody. Why? Are they interested in making more money for the gun manufacturers? Are they politicians who just want to oppose the president in anything he endorses? It’s incomprehensible to me.


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