'Protect Kids, Not Guns!': Protesters Demonstrate Outside NRA Convention in Houston

Protesters picketed outside the National Rifle Association’s (NRA) annual convention in Houston, Texas, on Friday, May 27, following a deadly shooting at an elementary school in the Lone Star State three days prior.

Footage live-streamed by M Coleman Broker of America’s Hunting Network on Friday shows protesters holding anti-NRA and anti-gun violence signs outside the George R. Brown Convention Center, while some chanted “protect kids, not guns!” as they faced mounted police.

On May 24, a gunman shot and killed at least 19 children and two teachers with an AR-15 at Robb Elementary School in Uvalde, south Texas. Credit: M Coleman Broker/America’s Hunting Network via Storyful

Video transcript

CROWD: Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns! Protect kids, not guns!

[PROTESTERS CHANTING]

- What do we want?

- Protect kids, not guns!

- When do we want it?

- Now!

- What do we want?

- Reform gun laws!

- When do we want it?

- Now!

- What do we want?

- Reform gun laws!

- When do we want it?

- Now!

[NO AUDIO]

[SHOUTING]

Now!

- What do we want?

- Reform gun laws!

- When do we want it?

- Now!

[PROTESTERS SHOUTING]

[SIRENS]

[PROTESTERS SHOUTING]

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