Jason Aldean Calls For Unity In The Wake Of The Mandalay Bay Massacre

Ford Springer | Contributor

Like many Americans, Jason Aldean has gone through a variety of emotions over the past 24 hours, but the country star is calling for the Americans to “come together and stop the hate” in the face of evil.

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Aldean, who was performing onstage when shots began to ring out over the Route 91 Harvest concert, posted a message immediately following the attack but followed up on Monday night reflecting on worst mass shooting in our country’s history.

“Over the last 24 hrs I have gone through lots of emotions. Scared, Anger, Heartache, Compassion and many others. I truely dont (sic) understand why a person would want to take the life of another,” he wrote in an Instagram post.

“Something has changed in this country and in this world lately that is scary to see. This world is becoming the kind of place i am afraid to raise my children in,” he continued. “At the end of the day we arent Democrats or Republicans, Whites or Blacks, Men or Women. We are all humans and we are all Americans and its time to start acting like it and stand together as ONE!”

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“My heart aches for the Victims and their families of this Senseless act. I am so sorry for the hurt and pain everyone is feeling right now and there are no words i can say to to take that pain away. Just know u all are in my heart and my prayers as we all go through this together. Time to come together and stop the hate,” he concluded.

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