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Kelly Clarkson has demanded not a moment of silence for victims of gun violence, but instead a “moment of action.”

Following the Santa Fe High School shooting in Texas that left ten victims dead on Friday, the Billboard Music Awards host opened Sunday’s ceremony in Las Vegas with a moving speech focused on gun violence in the U.S.

Clarkson, who grew up in Texas, took the opportunity to call for change, saying that “we’re failing our communities.”

“I’m a Texas girl, and my home state has had so much heartbreak over this past year, and once again we’re grieving for more kids that have died for just absolutely no reason at all.” Read more…

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