A mile-long convoy of school busses travels to Ted Cruz’s house, transporting treasures from kids killed by guns


On Thursday, a somber procession of yellow buses – all empty except for treasures belonging children who were killed in school shootings – marched past Ted Cruz’s Texas office and home.

The 52 childless school buses would normally hold 4,368 kids, the same number of young lives lost to gun violence in America since 2020.

The convoy was renamed “The NRA Children’s Museum”He was adorned in black funeral bunting. Change the Ref, a gun control advocacy group, held the latest protest against school shootings. 

The organization was founded by Manuel Oliver, who interrupted President Joe Biden earlier this week during a speech on gun control, and his wife, Patricia. Joaquin Oliver, their son, was among 17 victims of the Parkland school massacre in 2018.

The first bus contained the beloved belongings of young murder victims.

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A black-and-white checkered pair of well-worn sneakers from 15-year-old Gracie Muehlberger, mowed down by a fellow student at a California high school in 2019.

A kindergarten graduation card sporting a smiling teddy bear and a threadbare set of tiny red mittens from Chase Kowalski; who was 7 when he was shot to death in the Sandy Hook Elementary School mass murder of 2012.

And a ​​LeBron James Miami Heat jersey adored by Joaquin Oliver.

His father, riding in the bus, stopped and got out at Cruz’s Houston home, where he hand-delivered a letter written to gunowners by his son.

It was dated February 12, 2013, almost five years before he was killed in a gun attack on Valentine’s Day 2018.

“Most of you have a problem with the idea of a universal back round (sic) check. Why are you mad that there’s a back round (sic]) check it’s for your own good maybe you are fond of having crazy people with death machines,”Joaquin wrote. He was twelve years of age.

According to the non-profit group, the father’s organization stated in a statement that politicians were contributing to gun violence. It was referring to Texas senators, representatives, and others who received contributions of more than $14,000,000 from the gun lobby. OpenSecrets.

“This is only the beginning,”Oliver stated. “We will not stop with Sen. Ted Cruz. To every politician who has stood by, taken NRA money, and refused to listen to the people they represent: the museum is on the way to honor you next.”

Cruz did not acknowledge Thursday’s events publicly. 

The senator posted a tweet video on Friday in which he said that children were being attacked at the U.S.-Mexico border.


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