President Trump to address NRA meeting in Dallas

NRA Convention Bans Guns To Protect Mike Pence. Parkland Survivors' Jaws Drop.

NRA Convention Bans Guns To Protect Mike Pence. Parkland Survivors' Jaws Drop.

The problem? It is not the NRA banning guns, it's the Secret Service, and they are doing so only during the appearances of Secret Service protectees.

"The NRA has evolved into such a hilarious parody of itself", tweeted Cameron Kasky, who was identified in the piece as a survivor of the attack in Parkland, Fla.

The jurisdictional distinction didn't impress some survivors of the Marjorie Stoneman Douglass High School shooting in Parkland, Fla., or some families of the 17 slain in the February 14 attack.

"According to the NRA, we should want everyone to have weapons when we are in public", tweeted Fred Guttenberg, whose daughter, Jaime, died in the Parkland shooting. County Judge Clay Jenkins is hosting a forum Thursday for local students to "voice their concerns" about the convention.

DeVos urged the gun organization to rethink its plan and insure that every member of the audience for Pence's speech is fully armed. One user noted that the NRA was complying with laws that prohibit the carrying of guns where Secret Service protectees visit; user mloamiller said, "Just add it to the list of laws that need to be changed, since it very clearly sends a double-message".

Trump has ordered the Justice Department to ban bump stocks, the accessory used in the Las Vegas massacre past year that allows near-automatic rates of fire.

The Post then quoted a few attendees who expressed hesitance at allowing the Secret Service to impose the ban, which is in keeping with federal law requiring a gun-free perimeter around protected officials.

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National Rifle Association spokeswoman Dana Loesch speaks at the Conservative Political Action Conference at National Harbor, Md., Feb. 22, 2018.

Jennifer Baker, an NRA spokesperson, reiterated to ABC Information that that is "commonplace protocol" for an occasion that includes the vp.

Marjory Stoneman pupil David Hogg responded Sunday by posting a hyperlink to a MoveOn.org petition calling for the vp to cancel his speech exclusively, which is ready for Friday. The petition has 45,739 signatures towards it 50,000 goal.

- The Associated Press (@AP) April 30, 2018NRA members can bring their guns during most of the annual meeting in Dallas - but not while Trump and Pence are speaking.

In the days after the Florida shooting, the NRA and President Trump suggested arming teachers, in order to protect children when faced with a mass shooter.

Trump is also expected to appear at the event.

Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School student Alex Wind speaks onstage at March For Our Lives, March 24, 2018, in Washington, D.C.

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