NRA Cancels Annual Convention Due To COVID Surge

Click2Houston reports:

The National Rifle Association announced Tuesday that it has canceled its annual meeting, which was set to be held in Houston next weekend, due to COVID-19 concerns.

“Due to concern over the safety of our NRA family and community, we regret to inform you that we have decided to cancel the 2021 Annual Meeting and exhibits. The cancellation applies to all events and meetings that were scheduled in Houston,” the organization released in a statement on Twitter.

The meeting was scheduled to be at the George R. Brown Convention Center from Sept. 3 to Sept. 5. The NRA meeting is known to welcome thousands of people from all over the world and involves many events, meetings and social gatherings.

Read the full article. Last week several major gunmakers withdrew from the convention due to the high rate of COVID in Texas.