Texas Gov. Greg about Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke Reporter to a gun range.
Abbott took some practice shooting Friday, after signing a bill to reduce the fees for state gun licenses. The San Antonio Express-News reported that, when he his goal-sheet, Abbott joked, “I’ll have this to wear to the event, I see no reporters.”
The quip came days after the Montana Republican Greg Gianforte was assault charged with misdemeanor, when he was accused of body-suggested to a reporter the day before he was elected to Congress.
Abbott’s joke drew a complaint from the national gun control advocacy group Brady campaign to prevent gun violence, called it “dangerous and out of touch with reality.”