Weather was not as stormy as predicted in Dallas on Friday, the first of the three days of the National Rifle Association Annual Meeting. Neither were predicted protests, none in sight of the Convention Center.
The President and Vice President were well received, and their speaking arena was the only one where a “no guns” policy was enforced – by Secret Service as standard protocol, with NRA having nothing to say about it. Media and Prohibitionists alike accused NRA of hypocrisy for not allowing guns at the conference. Au contraire: carry is legal throughout the regular Convention Center area.
The day before NRAAM began, the Dallas Morning News carried this inspiring guest column by Stephen WIlleford, the armed citizen hero who used an AR15 to bring the Sutherland Springs church massacre to an end: .
More to come as NRAAM continues.