Corporate Watchdogs Criticize Financiers of NCAA, ACC Threats against North Carolina
By Paul Chesser
March 27, 2017
While the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Atlantic Coast Conference wield an axe that threatens the State of North Carolina with being cut off from hosting Division I sports championships for another academic year, the corporate sponsors of both organizations are unwilling to distance themselves from the sports leagues’ radical pro-LGBT activism.
But groups who support North Carolina’s House Bill 2 (HB2) law – a measure similar to neighboring states in requiring that individuals use public restrooms corresponding to the gender designated on their birth certificates – say the businesses that finance the NCAA and ACC would be wise to eschew involvement with the economic extortion they are aiming at the state.
The law’s backers say the millions of dollars the sponsors transfer to these athletic associations (structured as non-profit charities) should not be used to promote their liberal social agendas. Read the rest of this entry