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Kelly
- 445 days ago - our-compass.org
n a recent episode of Under Wild Skies--a National Rifle Association (NRA)-sponsored big game hunting show that airs on NBC Sports--NRA lobbyist Tony Makris, the show's host, joked as he killed a bull elephant in Africa for his personal enjoyment.



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AniMae Chi (432)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 4:34 am
i think i've signed this before but it allowed me to sign again.

Thank You for Helping Elephants and Other Exotic Animals!
Please help us spread the word about “Under Wild Skies” and Tony Makris’ cold-hearted killing of animals around the world by sharing our action with your family and friends:
 

Ben Oscarsito (350)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:13 am
Petition number 4 I believe...
 

Kelly Rogers (303)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:32 am
IT IS DONE PETITIONS WORK THEY CANCELLED THE SHOW WE HELPED WE HELPED
 

Candy B. (25)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:33 am
Thanks, Already Signed & Tweeted, Marie posted thiis 2 hrs ago
 

Kelly Rogers (303)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:45 am
If you are not capable of just stating signed and noted or shared please do not post on my stuff. There were numerous petitions maybe it was from a different site. I found that post to be highly offensive and do not want it on my posts.
I ask that no more of these posts be on my stuff, thanx
 

Natasha Salgado (576)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 8:45 am
Done-thx Kelly
 

Jonathan Harper (0)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 11:01 am
noted
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:32 pm
SIGNED
 

Birgit W. (152)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:32 pm
Signed, thank you.
 

DAVID LAIRD (0)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:34 pm
WE DON`T NEED HUNTING SHOWS,WE NEED ANIMAL EDUCATION SHOWS
 

Ellen Kent (0)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:46 pm
Signed/Sent
 

Lois Jordan (58)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:51 pm
Sorry...didn't see your note that the show was cancelled....I signed anyway. Thanks.
 

Christeen Anderson (549)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:53 pm
N&S
 

Barbara V. (51)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 12:53 pm
Signed. How low can you sink? This would make a ROCK sick. I could throw up in the face of whomever put this travesty together. In this day and age of wanton slaughter of wildlife, we need TV presentations on how to PRESERVE nature, not kill it. Man's love of killing is a major part of his insanity.
 

Madhu Pillai (22)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 1:15 pm
Signed
 

Jan Garen (77)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 1:18 pm
Appalling.
 

Lisa Neste (711)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 1:21 pm
Thank You for Helping Elephants and Other Exotic Animals! Thanks for posting Kelly.
 

Sheri Schongold (7)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 1:29 pm
There are so few elephants left. I saw an article & picture that show the ivory tusks from 71 elephants. Where are we and how are we going to save the ones left. This is not funny and I believe the NRA has the mentality of the rock.
 

Marliese B. (64)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 2:05 pm
THANK YOU. NOTED AND SIGNED!
 

Nelson Baker (0)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 2:25 pm
Signed
 

Bette-Ann Libin (11)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 2:54 pm
I stand with David!!!!
 

norma laborie (33)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 2:59 pm
signed
 

Colleen L. (2)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 3:53 pm
Petition signed. Thanks Kelly
 

Robyn Brice (4)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 4:13 pm
Signed and I will be sharing this as well. We need to stop these monsters and their senseless slaughter of animals.
 

Julia R. (294)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:16 pm
I applaud PETA for really going after this horrific show and thank you Kelly so much for posting! It is obvious that Tony Makris, wouldn't you know, an NRA lobbyist is a real sicko- shooting highly endangered animals such as elephants, rhinos, and leopards, for his own pleasure?! This show needs to be cancelled immediately and I hope that NBC gets such a negative backlash from the public that they have to cancel it! This is nothing but glorified poaching as far as I'm concerned and what a terrible message they are sending to young people. That somehow just because you can pay a lot of money and call yourself a trophy hunter and then you can kill an endangered animal that it is different than poaching! Its not! It is every bit as immoral!
 

Julia R. (294)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 5:55 pm
Letter sent and also shared on FB! Please everyone share this with all your friends and family. The more letters and petitions that are sent, the more likely they are to cancel this horrible killing show! No wonder we have so much violence in our society!

"When a man wantonly destroys one of the works of man we call him a vandal. When he destroys one of the works of god we call him a sportsman." ~Joseph Wood Krutch
 

Diane L. (110)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 9:25 pm
There is another C2 discussion about this and two people posted that the show HAS been cancelled. Good thing! It's disgusting.
 

Karen Chestney (110)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 11:42 pm
This kind of show is not entertainment !!! It's discussing !
 

Inge Bjorkman (146)
Sunday September 29, 2013, 11:57 pm
Sorry, the site you requested is currently offline for planned maintenance.

Love
 

David F. (38)
Monday September 30, 2013, 4:56 am
I gave up trying to find the petition. The information should have been clearer.
 

Marianna molnar woods (9)
Monday September 30, 2013, 5:48 am
where is it to sign????????????
 

Ruth S. (298)
Monday September 30, 2013, 5:52 am
Signed
 

Melania Padilla (185)
Wednesday October 2, 2013, 1:09 pm
I think the petition is there anymore, I found a list of petitons and found it but then it takes me to the same list :(
 

kate k (478)
Thursday October 3, 2013, 9:07 am
Signed and noted too :-)
 
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