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NRA convention in Dallas

Christian Kaufman, 9, walks past an American flag while carrying a airsoft gun in a holster during an open carry firearm rally on the sidelines of the annual NRA meeting in Dallas, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Christian Kaufman, 9, walks past an American flag while carrying a airsoft gun in a holster during an open carry firearm rally on the sidelines of the annual NRA meeting in Dallas, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Christian Kaufman, 9, walks past an American flag while carrying a airsoft gun in a holster during an open carry firearm rally on the sidelines of the annual NRA meeting in Dallas, Texas. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Bill Wang photographs his wife Brooke Wang as she sets a cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump in front of a banner during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Bill Wang photographs his wife Brooke Wang as she sets a cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump in front of a banner during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Bill Wang photographs his wife Brooke Wang as she sets a cardboard cutout of President Donald Trump in front of a banner during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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President Donald Trump makes a fist as he addresses the convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump makes a fist as he addresses the convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump makes a fist as he addresses the convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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A man wearing Confederate paraphernalia inspects a handgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man wearing Confederate paraphernalia inspects a handgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A man wearing Confederate paraphernalia inspects a handgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A girl attempts to balance a semi automatic .50 caliber rifle made by Barrett Firearms Manufacturing. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A girl attempts to balance a semi automatic .50 caliber rifle made by Barrett Firearms Manufacturing. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A girl attempts to balance a semi automatic .50 caliber rifle made by Barrett Firearms Manufacturing. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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A gun enthusiast looks at a shotgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast looks at a shotgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast looks at a shotgun. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Attendees hold a stun gun made by Blingsting. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Attendees hold a stun gun made by Blingsting. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Attendees hold a stun gun made by Blingsting. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun advocates carry assault rifles during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Gun advocates carry assault rifles during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Gun advocates carry assault rifles during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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NRA television personality Dana Loesch speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

NRA television personality Dana Loesch speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

NRA television personality Dana Loesch speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A gun enthusiast wears a handgun-themed shirt. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast wears a handgun-themed shirt. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast wears a handgun-themed shirt. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A gun enthusiast inspects handguns. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast inspects handguns. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A gun enthusiast inspects handguns. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A corset designed for concealing firearms is displayed at the booth of Femme Fatale. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A corset designed for concealing firearms is displayed at the booth of Femme Fatale. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A corset designed for concealing firearms is displayed at the booth of Femme Fatale. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A Daniel Defense employee holds a rifle aloft before a raffle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A Daniel Defense employee holds a rifle aloft before a raffle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A Daniel Defense employee holds a rifle aloft before a raffle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun advocates carry firearms and hold signs during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Gun advocates carry firearms and hold signs during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Gun advocates carry firearms and hold signs during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Gun enthusiasts inspect a display of silver bullets. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect a display of silver bullets. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect a display of silver bullets. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Diners eat inside of Ellen's cafe after the location had been boycotted by gun enthusiasts. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Diners eat inside of Ellen's cafe after the location had been boycotted by gun enthusiasts. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Diners eat inside of Ellen's cafe after the location had been boycotted by gun enthusiasts. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun enthusiasts inspect a rifle at the Daniel Defense booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect a rifle at the Daniel Defense booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect a rifle at the Daniel Defense booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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An engraver works inside of the Colt booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An engraver works inside of the Colt booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An engraver works inside of the Colt booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Manuel Oliver, father of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim Joaquin Oliver, places flowers on stage art before speaking at a student-led rally by StudentsMarch.org on the sidelines.  REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Manuel Oliver, father of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim Joaquin Oliver, places flowers on stage art before speaking at a student-led rally by StudentsMarch.org on the sidelines. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Manuel Oliver, father of Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School shooting victim Joaquin Oliver, places flowers on stage art before speaking at a student-led rally by StudentsMarch.org on the sidelines. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Gun enthusiasts inspect rifles displayed at the MagPul booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect rifles displayed at the MagPul booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts inspect rifles displayed at the MagPul booth. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun control demonstrators protest outside. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A page of notes is seen in President Donald Trump's hand as he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A page of notes is seen in President Donald Trump's hand as he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A page of notes is seen in President Donald Trump's hand as he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A young man tests a Sig Sauer rifle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A young man tests a Sig Sauer rifle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

A young man tests a Sig Sauer rifle. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Viral video personalities Lynnette "Diamond" Hardaway (L) and Rochelle "Silk" Richardson speak. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Viral video personalities Lynnette "Diamond" Hardaway (L) and Rochelle "Silk" Richardson speak. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Viral video personalities Lynnette "Diamond" Hardaway (L) and Rochelle "Silk" Richardson speak. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A man aims a Remington firearm. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man aims a Remington firearm. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man aims a Remington firearm. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Products made by Blingsting are displayed. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Products made by Blingsting are displayed. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

Products made by Blingsting are displayed. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Senator Ted Cruz speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Senator Ted Cruz speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Senator Ted Cruz speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A man takes aim with a Taurus revolver. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man takes aim with a Taurus revolver. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A man takes aim with a Taurus revolver. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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People listen as President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People listen as President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

People listen as President Donald Trump delivers remarks. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Viral video personality Mark Robinson speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Viral video personality Mark Robinson speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Viral video personality Mark Robinson speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Attendees look at Browning handguns inside of the convention hall. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees look at Browning handguns inside of the convention hall. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees look at Browning handguns inside of the convention hall. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Attendees sing the national anthem. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees sing the national anthem. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees sing the national anthem. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Wayne LaPierre, executive VP of the NRA, applaud from the stage. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Wayne LaPierre, executive VP of the NRA, applaud from the stage. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Vice President Mike Pence (R) and Wayne LaPierre, executive VP of the NRA, applaud from the stage. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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President Donald Trump (2nd R), on stage with son Donald Trump Jr. (L), NRA executive director Chris Cox and NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre (R), gestures before he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

President Donald Trump (2nd R), on stage with son Donald Trump Jr. (L), NRA executive director Chris Cox and NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre (R), gestures before he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

President Donald Trump (2nd R), on stage with son Donald Trump Jr. (L), NRA executive director Chris Cox and NRA executive VP Wayne LaPierre (R), gestures before he speaks. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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Two young men with "Make America Great Again" hats speak to concession workers before the NRA annual leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Two young men with "Make America Great Again" hats speak to concession workers before the NRA annual leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Two young men with "Make America Great Again" hats speak to concession workers before the NRA annual leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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President Donald Trump addresses the NRA convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump addresses the NRA convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria

President Donald Trump addresses the NRA convention. REUTERS/Carlos Barria
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Attendees wait for speakers to start at the leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees wait for speakers to start at the leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Attendees wait for speakers to start at the leadership forum. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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An attendee stops to take a photograph of signage featuring NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An attendee stops to take a photograph of signage featuring NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

An attendee stops to take a photograph of signage featuring NRA chief executive Wayne LaPierre. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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A gun advocate carries a firearm during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A gun advocate carries a firearm during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif

A gun advocate carries a firearm during an open carry firearm rally. REUTERS/Adrees Latif
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Gun enthusiasts stand below a large handgun advertisement. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts stand below a large handgun advertisement. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson

Gun enthusiasts stand below a large handgun advertisement. REUTERS/Lucas Jackson
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