Eric Church discussed the October 2017 mass shooting that took place at the Route 91 Harvest Festival. where Church was a headlining performer. In a new interview, he blamed the National Riffle Association and gun lobbyists for being a "roadblock" to safety.
Church told Rolling Stone, "We could have stopped the guy in Vegas." He added, "I blame the lobbyists. And the biggest in the gun world is the NRA."
59 people were killed in the shooting, which was the deadliest mass shooting in U.S. history.