In the wake of the nation’s most recent school shooting that took the lives of 17 individuals, one mayor is on a mission to keep the National Rifle Association out of his city.
Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway, according to ABC 13 News, does not want the association to meet in his city. The NRA meets annually in the city and after the mass amounts of school shootings this year, they are especially not welcomed.
The school shootings are not the only reason Caraway doesn’t believes the NRA shouldn’t meet in the city. He points to the events in 2016 when 5 Dallas police officers were ambushed and killed as well as the assassination of President John F. Kennedy.
“It is a tough call when you ask the NRA to reconsider coming to Dallas,” explained Caraway. “But it is putting all citizens first and getting them to come to the table and elected officials to come to the table, and to address this madness now.”
The National Rifle Association is set to meet on May 4 to May 6 in Dallas at the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center. There the sale of firearm ammunitions are allowed but the not the sale of firearms.
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(Source: ABC 13 News )