Eminem: NRA loves ‘their guns more than our children’
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Rapper Eminem on Sunday night took a swipe at the National Rifle Association (NRA), saying the group loves “their guns more than our children.”

During a performance at the iHeartRadio Music Awards, the rapper added a freestyle verse to his song “Nowhere Fast” that also appeared to take a veiled jab at President TrumpDonald John TrumpAccuser says Trump should be afraid of the truth Woman behind pro-Trump Facebook page denies being influenced by Russians Shulkin says he has White House approval to root out 'subversion' at VA MORE.

“This whole country is going nuts and the NRA is on our way; They’re responsible for this whole production; They hold the strings, they control the puppet,” the 15-time Grammy winner rapped.


“So they know the government won’t do nothing and no one’s budging; Gun owners clutching their loaded weapons; They love their guns more than our children,” he continued.

The debate over gun laws was renewed after 17 people were killed at a Parkland, Fla., high school on Feb. 14. The students who survived the shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School have largely led a national conversation on gun control and have been sharp critics of the NRA.

Alex Moscou, a Marjory Stoneman Douglas student, introduced Eminem's performance while wearing a “March for Our Lives” T-shirt. Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students have organized a March 24 rally as a protest of gun violence and school shootings.

Eminem has been a vocal critic of Trump and his policies, devoting an entire freestyle rap to bashing the president during a performance last year.

The rapper, whose real name is Marshall Mathers, pleaded no contest in 2001 to charges of carrying a concealed weapon and brandishing a firearm in public.