Gun enthusiast and lobbyist Tony Makris was featured on an NRA sponsored program that shows him shooting an elephant point-blank in the face.
The NBC Sports Network has now been roundly criticized for airing this show.
Makris is good friends with NRA CEO and omnipresent spokesperson Wayne LaPierre and he also helped to orchestrate the rise of actor and celebrity Charlton Heston within this organization.
It is not known if Makris ghostwrote “cold, dead hands.”
Back to elephants.
These majestic animals reside in Africa and Asia and are poached for their ivory tusks. Apparently they are also gunned down for sport.
Because of the declining population of elephants, the country of Botswana has imposed a complete commercial ban against hunting them, to go into effect next year. Too late for this murdered creature.
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