Cawthorn Roasted For Appearing In Gun Range Ad

Newsweek reports:

A gun range commercial featuring Rep. Madison Cawthorn has been viewed over 170,700 times on Twitter, prompting online criticism over firearm safety and congressional ethics.

Cawthorn, a North Carolina Republican, was featured in an advertisement for Shooter’s World, an Arizona shooting range and firearms retailer. Shooter’s World shared the ad to their social media accounts on Christmas Eve.

Throughout the ad, Cawthorn and other people can be seen shooting in rapid fire, a practice that is expressly forbidden in the range’s rules. At one point, Cawthorn is filmed swiftly pulling a handgun out of a holster on his chest before shooting. According to Shooter’s World, “Drawing from the holster is prohibited.”

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