But when they put on a convention, the weapons are a concern?
Guns are banned from Friday's leadership forum because of U.S. Secret Service protocol for protecting the president but elsewhere attendees will be able to carry weapons throughout "15 acres of guns and gear" exhibits at the convention center. "I thought giving everyone a gun was to enhance safety". "Can someone explain this to me?" "Am I missing something?" "Because it sounds like the NRA wants to protect people who help them sell guns, not kids".
"Wait wait wait wait wait wait you're telling me to make the VP safe there aren't any weapons around but when it comes to children they want guns everywhere?" he wrote.
Secret Service officials said in a statement that the agency has the "authority to preclude firearms from entering sites visited by our protectees, including those located in open-carry states".
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"It is to secure the future of the country and galvanise it on the path of real development", he said. Is this new front in making keen to include the Congress or not is something that needs to be seen.
Established in 1871, the National Rifle Association was once a civil rights group dedicated to preserving the Second Amendment but in recent decades, it has devolved into an extreme right-wing organization that has opposed closing loopholes in background check laws and restrictions on the sale of firearms to suspected terrorists identified on the FBI's "no fly" list.
The irony was not lost on some Parkland students and parents.
NRA members are also to hear from Lynnette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson, the pro-Trump black social media propagandists known as Diamond & Silk, who have accepted money from white nationalist Paul Nehlen, a neo-Nazi candidate running to replace Speaker Paul Ryan in the Wisconsin congressional election.
Across the street from the center, a coalition of six local gun rights groups plan to hold a counterprotest on Saturday that they expect to draw several hundred people.