Stone Cold gets asked about gun control & gives a straight answer

Updated: Aug 24, 2019

08/16/2019

The stick to sports crowd just ate a Stunner.


While promoting his new talk show Straight Up Steve Austin, Stone Cold was asked a topical and politically divisive question by Sports Illustrated. Citing a 2013 interview Austin did with Larry King, SI Now’s Amy Campbell asked him about his views on gun control.


With recent mass shootings in Gilory, California, El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio, Austin took a deep breath and dived into a tricky answer about a complicated question.

“Just as far as gun laws go, that’s such a complex subject. I believe in background checks should be way more extensive than they are now. I’m an avid