Protest against convention of the National Rifle Association that takes place in Houston, Texas

The organizers of the event argue that they cannot cancel it because there is already a contract and they do not want to expose themselves to a millionaire lawsuit for the suspension of the activity.

Editorial Dept. Voz de la Diaspora

U.S – Less than a week after the massacre occurred where they died 19 children and two teachers at the hands of a young man who used firearms at Robb Elementary School, the National Rifle Association, maintains its program of holding a convention in Houston from 27 al 29 of May, in which former President Donald Trump is scheduled to participate as the main speaker.

The mayor of Houston, Sylvester Turner, urges legislators and officials not to participate in the event, while several organizations requested the cancellation of the convention.

The manufacturer of the brand of the weapon used by the young man who murdered the children and teachers, expressed that this is not the time for them to participate and they desisted from arriving.

The organizers of the event argue that they cannot cancel it because there is already a contract and they do not want to expose themselves to a millionaire lawsuit for the suspension of the activity.

at the convention site, citizens carried a coffin to give a message to the participants that they no longer want more deaths.

Crowds of citizens have gathered outside the Rifle Association convention venue to reject uncontrolled gun sales.