On Tuesday, an 18-year-old gunman, armed with two assault rifles, entered Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, Texas, and killed 19 children and two teachers.
“I’m an independent thinker,” Smith said. “I appreciate everyone’s opinion. Lost art of debate. I’m going to stay out of the political side. That’s not why I’m concerned. It’s more, you brought up, as a parent, father, husband, son, really a concerned citizen of the community of this country, because I believe in the people of this country.