ABC/Image Group LAFlorida Georgia Line‘s Tyler Hubbard is one of several country artists speaking out in support of TOMS shoe company founder Blake Mycoskie‘s campaign to end gun violence. In an Instagram video message, Tyler challenges others to support the campaign.
“I want to do a personal challenge to my friends, to my peers, to other artists,” he says. “I know we’ve all been affected by gun violence directly or indirectly and I want to say it’s our time to take a stand and join together.”
He adds, “Let’s join together with TOMS. We’ve got a lot of fans that need to continue to spread this word. Let’s make a real change.”
Tyler then urges everyone to visit TOMS.com to send a postcard to their representative and make their voices heard on the gun control debate and the desire to pass universal background checks. Last month, Mycoskie announced a campaign that includes a $5 million donation from TOMS to a coalition of organizations to help end gun violence.
“I think we can all come together and agree that something has to change. It’s unacceptable. We shouldn’t have to walk out of our house and live in fear anymore,” Tyler says in another clip.
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