Watchdog Calls on NASCAR to End Funding to Al Sharpton
|Watchdog Calls on NASCAR
to End Funding to Al Sharpton
Washington Free Beacon, by Alana Goodman
|A government watchdog group is calling on NASCAR to cut ties with Rev. Al Sharpton’s National Action Network in response to the cable news host’s comments about police in the wake of the shooting of Mike Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the questionable financial activities at his nonprofit groups. The National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) asked NASCAR to “end its financial support of Al Sharpton and his organization” in a letter to CEO Brian France on Monday. NASCAR has previously been a sponsor of NAN’s annual conference, a key fundraising event for Sharpton’s group, according to the NLPC. “The cold-blooded murder|
I hope they end his funding, and others follow. This man is such a disgrace to society. He does nothing but cause problems.