NRA convention in Houston, Texas begins, prompts rallies outside | USA TODAY

NRA convention in Houston, Texas begins, prompts rallies outside | USA TODAY

The NRA convention in Houston, Texas is underway. Beto O’Rourke joins the protesters outside, while Ted Cruz speaks at the event.

RELATED: UK reporter presses Sen. Cruz on gun control

The NRA is the largest gun rights organization in the United States. According to the NRA, it’s made up of over 5 million members who are “diligent protectors of the Second Amendment

The NRA’s lobbying arm, the Institute for Legislative Action, notably lobbies against gun control legislation.

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  1. Keith Moore on October 21, 2022 at 8:55 pm

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  2. Jesse Torres on October 21, 2022 at 8:57 pm

    I’d like my state to have a Governor who could stand up to the N.R.A. & gun lobbyists, but sadly Governor Abbott can’t do that.

  3. rommel6116 on October 21, 2022 at 9:01 pm

    Why is USA the only country to have this problem?
    You can do something….. VOTE…. VOTE for people who will do something to prevent more senseless
    ENOUGH is ENOUGH !!!

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  5. Rocky on October 21, 2022 at 9:05 pm

    Cruz: it is not about guns
    Then immediately talks about gun violence….

  6. butchdeadlift10 on October 21, 2022 at 9:06 pm

    Guns don’t save people. Only people save people

  7. avatar89 on October 21, 2022 at 9:07 pm

    Why is nra events and your promotion this comunist guy

  8. Jesse Torres on October 21, 2022 at 9:09 pm

    I would love to see a bunch of Liberal gun owners going to the NRA Convention to peacefully protest while armed just see how Republicans and Conservative media would react to that.

  9. savage bear on October 21, 2022 at 9:15 pm

    Beto O’Rourke is doing what everyone should be doing.

    Instead the GOP talks about guns.

  10. Mountain Bike Addict on October 21, 2022 at 9:16 pm

    NRA has nothing to do with the shooting.

  11. Bushido 144 on October 21, 2022 at 9:24 pm


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  12. Beer Against Humanity on October 21, 2022 at 9:25 pm

    Cryin’ won’t have ya…
    …Prayin’ won’t do ya no good.

  13. Petek Çelebi on October 21, 2022 at 9:44 pm


  14. Be Nice on October 21, 2022 at 9:45 pm

    Senators and House members representing Texas have received more than $14 million in contributions from gun rights lobbyists over the course of their careers, with much of that coming from the NRA.

  15. Tibore Goldberger on October 21, 2022 at 9:48 pm

    Beto it seems that this racist white supremacist doesn’t mention the lies of the 19 latino children that were killed and the two Latinos that died that this Latino racist does not talk about the law enforcement they should have been a hundred times more than it was before that he’s going to pass laws to increase 100 times more police officers and 100 times more financial support too long forcement because he cares about the Latino the poor Latinos or the poor African Americans who died because one police car could have saved their lives in Texas and the same thing in Buffalo New York one extra police car put aside the life of black African Americans but this racist Beto cares for the election to win which is more important to him that the lies of the poor African Americans and Latinos in the state of Texas and it can also mention this racist supremacist about how much gun violence is across the state line from Texas to Mexico he’s talking about gun violence let’s hear it how many Mexicans die in gun violence in the year in Mexico and how many of them are teenagers Mr Beto you’re choosing a free photo opportunity a free press review your message could have been also if you were an honorable decent man why don’t you buy some time on network news or better even considering that you have the support of every Network television Democrats from CNN MSNBC ABC CBS NBC Washington Post and the New York times they’re all democratic Network and newspapers

  16. Hieu Le on October 21, 2022 at 9:50 pm

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