Jesse Tyler Ferguson and Husband Justin Mikita Expecting Baby No. 2

On May 27, the actor shared the exciting news that he and husband

Justin Mikita would be welcoming another child

in a video on Instagram adding that he is "so excited" for his 22-month-old son, Beckett, to have a sibling.

In a lengthy caption, Jesse announced,

"Our growing family will be a family of four later this fall!"

The actor used the moment to discuss the current political climate

amid the devastating school shooting in Uvalde, Texas 

on May 24 and the threats to reproductive rights and trans rights across the country.

Jesse wrote, "Like the majority of people in this country right now