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In this May 23, 2012 file photo released by British Airports Authority, over 2,400 pieces of baggage are seen lined-up in Terminal 5 at Heathrow Airport during a baggage handling exercise to prepare staff at London’s main airport for the forthcoming Olympic and Paralympic games, in London. Officials at Heathrow are well aware that losing or breaking the bags of high-profile athletes could be a public relations disaster – and have geared up to ensure that doesn’t happen. Heathrow has recruited 1,000 Olympic volunteers clad in bright pink to help and created special teams to deal with oversize items like javelins and bikes. (AP Photo/BAA, File) 

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Sen. Ted Cruz

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Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) opted to appear at the National Rifle Association convention in Houston, Texas on Friday after multiple Republican lawmakers backed out of making public appearances in wake of the Uvalde school shooting.

Now, Cruz is facing deep scrutiny not only for attending the conference but also for his remarks praising firearms. During the convention, Cruz also offered a number of reasons he believes are to blame for the shooting other than guns.

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A Georgia gun manufacturer is facing scrutiny for its disturbing ad shared just days prior to the mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas.

According to HuffPost, on May 16, Daniel Defense —a firearm company that manufactures AR-15-style semi-automatic rifles like the one Salvador Ramos, the 18-year-old shooter who fatally shot two teachers and 19 students— posted an image of a young child holding an assault rifle.

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