We’ll admit that, while it dwarfed the size of your average Sandra Fluke rally, the size of the “crowd” gathered outside the the NRA’s annual meeting at the George R. Brown Convention Center in Houston, Texas, is not a scientific indicator of the public’s support for gun control legislation. Still, that figure of 90 percent public support that gun control advocates keep throwing around does seem awfully high, especially when you consider the equally anemic turnout for the tiny Stop the NRA march in Washington, D.C., last month.


All right, it is early yet. Let’s give them another four hours to get things rolling.

For a moment, at least two of the “protesters” were gun enthusiasts crashing the party.

Some photos from one of the protestors give an idea of the signs on display, as well as confirmation of the relative intimacy of the gathering.

Just to keep things in perspective, Touré would like to clarify just how tiny the NRA’s membership is.