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Harry Styles to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during North American tour dates
Entertainment

Harry Styles to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during North American tour dates

Following one of the deadliest mass shootings in American history, singer Harry Styles announced plans to partner with Everytown for Gun Safety during his upcoming North American tour. He pledged to donate to the nonprofit organization and share "their suggested action items.""I have been absolutely devastated by the recent string of mass shootings in America," he said. The artist "will be donating proceeds from the tour, with Live Nation matching, equaling over $1 Million to Everytown for Gun Safety Support Fund," according to a press release from Live Nation.  Earlier this week, Styles added an additional 10 shows to his "Love on Tour 2022" tour, Live Nation said. The 42-show, sold-out tour starts on August 15 in Toronto and wraps in Los Angeles on N...
Daniel Defense, maker of gun used in Uvalde school shooting, withdraws from NRA convention
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Daniel Defense, maker of gun used in Uvalde school shooting, withdraws from NRA convention

Daniel Defense, the manufacturer of a rifle used by the gunman in the deadly Uvalde elementary school shooting, said it has canceled its appearance at the annual NRA convention, which opened today in Houston. The Black Creek, Georgia-based company is one of several late withdrawals from the event, which is being held just days after a gunman killed 19 schoolchildren and two teachers at an elementary school in Uvalde, Texas,. In a statement on its website, the gun maker said that it "is our understanding that the firearm used in the attack was manufactured by Daniel Defense."The shooter, who had bought two rifles prior to the massacre, brought only one of the guns into the school with him, which was the AR-15-style semiautomatic rifle made by Daniel Defense, according to The Texas T...