Clippers to Wear 'Stop the Violence' T-Shirts After Monterey Park Shootings

Timothy Rapp@@TRappaRTFeatured Columnist IVJanuary 25, 2023

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The Los Angeles Clippers will wear "Stop the Violence" warmup shirts before Tuesday's matchup with the Los Angeles Lakers following a mass shooting in Monterey Park, California, on Saturday that killed 11 people.

Ohm Youngmisuk @NotoriousOHM

The Clippers will wear these "Stop The Violence" shirts in pregame warmup tonight after the heartbreaking Monterey Park mass shooting that took 11 lives during the Lunar New Year celebration weekend. <a href="https://t.co/2gQVBSsXPT">pic.twitter.com/2gQVBSsXPT</a>

Alongside the tragedy in Monterey Park, seven people were killed in a second mass shooting in Half Moon Bay, California, on Monday.

Ilhan Omar @IlhanMN

11 lives lost in Monterey Park<br>7 lives lost in Half Moon Bay<br>2 lives lost in Des Moines<br><br>I refuse to let the news cycle move on. <br><br>We have the power to end gun violence and must act.

According to the New York Times, there have already been 39 mass shootings—categorized as at least four people being injured or killed from gunshot wounds—in the United States in 2023 alone, over one mass shooting per day.