NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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NRA National Meeting May 3-6 -- Anybody Worried?

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Post by superchief » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:37 pm

Has anyone heard/read/seen any info on the security that will be available at the NRA meeting next month in Dallas? I really want to go, but i don't want to get in any weirdness that might be on display from protesters and such.


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Post by TreyHouston » Mon Apr 09, 2018 11:46 pm

If you believe in the NRA, Then go and enjoy yourself. You need not to care about what others think. They are a dime a dozen. :thumbs2:
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Post by AJSully421 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:32 am

I know that I am going to a counter protest on Saturday to heckle the “March for our LIES” hipster kids. But that is what I want to do...

In talking with DPD, all protest activity will be way over in front of city hall. You will be able to get in without having to wade through a sea of skinny jeans and tide pods.
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Post by Grundy1133 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 12:40 am

why would anyone be worried? it'd be kinda dumb for a BG to show up at a convention where literally every member there is carrying a firearm....
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Post by RoyGBiv » Tue Apr 10, 2018 6:36 am

I wish my Benefactor pin was bigger.
I may need to order a ball cap before I go.
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Post by Excaliber » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:28 am

When I went to the NRA convention in Houston a few years ago, the massive protests promised turned out to be about a dozen or so misfits, who were so inconspicuous you would've figured they were just the usual vagrants if you didn't look closely.

I personally couldn't care if they came with a thousand antifa thugs. I'm going, and I will get in.
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Post by bblhd672 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:43 am

I’m worried, about where to park and how much it’s going to cost per day. I’m going all 3 days.


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Post by chasfm11 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 7:56 am

Excaliber wrote:When I went to the NRA convention in Houston a few years ago, the massive protests promised turned out to be about a dozen or so misfits, who were so inconspicuous you would've figured they were just the usual vagrants if you didn't look closely.

I personally couldn't care if they came with a thousand antifa thugs. I'm going, and I will get in.
:iagree: I normally don't go places where there are demonstrations but this one is an exception. I've crossed picket lines before in the Northeast. This will not be as bad.
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Post by strogg » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:05 am

bblhd672 wrote:I’m worried, about where to park and how much it’s going to cost per day. I’m going all 3 days.
That's my number one worry too. I have no idea how the parking situation will be. I'll probably drive my small car there to help with parking. If the protests are anything like SHOT show this year, I won't be worried at all. If this is going to be 10x worse than the protests at SHOT show, then... well, we'll be expecting all of 10 weirdos.

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Post by RPBrown » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:17 am

I went there to the motorcycle show in February. Close in parking was $20 a day and the further away you got the price dropped. It may be more since this will be a much larger venue and these liberals running Dallas will try to make as much as they can off of us.
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Post by howdy » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:35 am

If you are staying close to the convention, just Uber in to the area and walk or just Uber to the Convention Hall. Uber is pretty cheap. You can get an Uber App for your cell phone and it is super easy to use. Is this convention CC carry like Houston was?
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Post by carlson1 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:47 am

Park free at a TRE or a light rail parking lot. Jump on the light rail and it will take you directly to the convention center.
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Post by Pawpaw » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:49 am

howdy wrote:If you are staying close to the convention, just Uber in to the area and walk or just Uber to the Convention Hall. Uber is pretty cheap. You can get an Uber App for your cell phone and it is super easy to use. Is this convention CC carry like Houston was?
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Post by flechero » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:56 am

I'm sure there will be some protesters but considering most attendees will be armed, I expect it to be peaceful.

But I will be on guard coming and going.

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Post by Jago668 » Tue Apr 10, 2018 8:57 am

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Excaliber wrote:When I went to the NRA convention in Houston a few years ago, the massive protests promised turned out to be about a dozen or so misfits, who were so inconspicuous you would've figured they were just the usual vagrants if you didn't look closely.

I personally couldn't care if they came with a thousand antifa thugs. I'm going, and I will get in.
:iagree: I normally don't go places where there are demonstrations but this one is an exception. I've crossed picket lines before in the Northeast. This will not be as bad.
Talking about crossing picket lines. My stepbrother had to do that a few times. A buddy of his carried a foam based fire extenguisher with him. If they ran up screaming at them he squirted them in the face and kept on going.
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