No guns allowed at Trump's speech before NRA

2017-04-28 18:50
nra atlantaWendy Harper checks her email before President Donald Trump speaks at the NRA annual meeting.  (Mike Stewart, AP)

nra atlantaWendy Harper checks her email before President Donald Trump speaks at the NRA annual meeting. (Mike Stewart, AP)

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Washington - No guns at a gun convention? That seems contradictory but at least for the forum where President Donald Trump will speak at the National Rifle Association, attendees aren't allowed to bring in firearms.

Guns are allowed in most public places in Georgia, including the Georgia World Congress Centre in Atlanta where the NRA is holding its annual meeting through the weekend. But as with most presidential appearances, firearms aren't allowed.

The NRA was providing lockers for free so people could stow their firearms while inside the room where Trump was to speak on Friday afternoon.

Also, each person entering the hall at the centre had to go through metal detectors and have bags inspected.

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