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NRA Converges on Houston as Nation Mourns Slain Schoolkids

  • Texas governor, several musicians scrapped plans to appear
  • Protests are planned by groups opposed to the gun lobby
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Not Breaking Into Class Was Wrong Decision: Texas Police
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The National Rifle Association’s annual meeting kicks off in Houston days after a mass elementary-school shooting with speakers dropping out and protests planned outside the convention center.

Texas Governor Greg Abbott, who was slated to speak in person Friday afternoon before former President Donald Trump, will instead be some five hours away in Uvalde, where 19 students and two teachers were killed Tuesday in a massacre that has renewed anger over Washington’s paralysis on gun control.