Video of NRA executive Wayne LaPierre hunting elephants sparks outrage

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The African savanna elephant was designated as endangered last month.ByJulia JacoboApril 28, 2021, 2:02 PM•7 min read

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A video that shows the National Rifle Association’s embattled executive hunting elephants has sparked outrage among animal activists.

The New Yorker — along with the nonprofit newsroom the Trace — on Tuesday published a video that appears to show NRA Executive Vice President Wayne LaPierre struggling to kill an African savanna elephant for the NRA-sponsored television series “Under Wild Skies.”Recent Stories from ABC NewsTop ArticlesREAD MOREArizona: 1 officer killed, 1 hurt by suspect instolen car AD

“The dying animal rumbles in distress or to warn others — until someone else finally takes over to make the killing shot,” according to a statement from the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals. “LaPierre’s wife stands by…

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One thought on “Video of NRA executive Wayne LaPierre hunting elephants sparks outrage

  1. Shameful, hateful, immoral, cowardly — it is WRONG — The toxic belief that human beings are superior to and entitled to do whatever they want to Elephants and other nonhuman beings—whether killing them in cold blood or inflicting on them the slow death of imprisonment—is exactly why we must SHUT DOWN these murderers — moreover, these KILLERS pay NO heed to the world, who are outraged by the cruel, sadistic horror of it all — Hunters continue & continue with their bludgeoning and shootings –NO respect for Animals — NO respect for People — should we LOCK Hunters UP for life? — We NEED our Elephants — our Planet NEEDS our Elephants.


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