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Gun Group Opens Convention in Texas Days After Mass School Shooting

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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick says he won't speak at NRA event. The NRA says it will reflect on the Uvalde school shooting and pray for the victims. Some scheduled speakers and performers back out of the event. It is the first NRA meeting since 2019, following a two-year hiatus because of pandemic.
1 month ago·Houston, United States

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Amid protests, NRA meets in Texas after school massacre

The U.S. National Rifle Association began its annual convention in Houston amid protests Friday, three days after a gunman killed 19 students and two teachers at an elementary school on the other side of the state, renewing the national debate over gun violence.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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USA Today

Thousands attend NRA Convention despite shooting

Thousands of NRA members attended the annual NRA Convention in Houston Friday despite the mass shooting at Robb Elementary in Uvalde, Texas, just three days earlier (May 27)

1 month ago·United States
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Washington Times

NRA opens gun convention in Texas after school massacre

The NRA said in an online statement that people attending the gun show will “reflect on” the Uvalde school shooting, “pray for the victims, recognize our patriotic members, and pledge to redouble our commitment to making our schools secure.”

1 month ago·Washington, United States
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Trump and GOP leaders to speak at NRA event in Houston after Texas school shooting

Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz are set to speak at the NRA's annual meeting in Houston, just days after a gunman killed 19 children and two adults in a Texas school.

1 month ago·United States
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NY Daily News

Trump speaks to NRA days after Texas school massacre

Former President Donald Trump played to a friendly, pro-gun crowd in Houston.

1 month ago·New York, United States
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Sky News

Texas school shooting: State hosts weapons convention promising '14 acres of guns' just days after massacre

The National Rifle Association's convention, back from a COVID hiatus, is due to welcome Donald Trump this weekend. While organisers issued a message of condolence to the Texas school families, it said the shootings were the "act of a lone, deranged criminal".

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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