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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Backs Out of NRA Speech

Posted on AllSides May 27th, 2022
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Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick canceled his speech to the National Rifle Association Convention in Houston, saying he did not want his appearance to bring any "additional pain or grief" to those suffering from the elementary school shooting in Uvalde.

Patrick, a Republican, said in a statement: “After prayerful consideration and discussion with NRA officials, I have decided not to speak at the NRA breakfast this morning. While a strong supporter of the Second Amendment and an NRA member, I would not want my appearance today to bring any additional pain or...

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