METAIRIE, La. — New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton spoke out strongly against the “madness” of gun violence in America for the second time in two years Tuesday in the wake of the mass shooting in Las Vegas, saying that he believes the “current policies and thoughts are flawed.” “It’s very clear. And, look, if that pisses people off, it’s tough,” said Payton, who also passionately spoke out about the need for stronger gun control last year following former Saints player Will Smith’s shooting death. Payton spoke to the media on the subject Tuesday after he had earlier tweeted out a statistic that appeared to come from The New York Times and politifact.com in 2015 which said that more Americans have been killed in the U.S. by guns (including suicides) since 1968 than in all wars in the country’s history combined. When asked why he decided to use his platform to speak out so strongly on this issue, Payton said: “It was no…

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