July 7, 2022

Within the days because the college capturing in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 college students and two academics lifeless, musical performers have been steadily pulling out of a live performance at this weekend’s Nationwide Rifle Affiliation conference in Houston out of respect for the victims. As of in the present day, the ultimate performer has dropped off the invoice and introduced that the live performance has been cancelled.

On Twitter, Jacob Bryant, the final remaining performer, says he really dropped off the lineup Thursday and the present has been cancelled since then. He joins performers together with Don McLean, Lee Greenwood, Danielle Peck, Larry Gatlin, Larry Stewart, and T. Graham Brown, who all additionally cancelled their appearances.

One of the crucial well-known performers on the invoice was Greenwood, the singer finest identified for “God Bless The united statesA.” He defined his rationale on the Fox Information morning present Fox & Associates in the present day. As The Each day Beast factors out, Greenwood advised this system’s hosts that he didn’t wish to be related to the AR-15, the semi-automatic rifle used within the Uvalde capturing: “For me to go and play on the NRA simply days after the capturing could be an endorsement, and folks would then deem that as [me saying] ‘I like this weapon.’ Clearly, that weapon killed children. I simply couldn’t go.”

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