From the New York Post by Isabel Vincent: Shot blocked. A government watchdog recently tried to post a bold message on giant billboards during he NBA finals about LeBron James’ refusal to speak out against Chinese human-rights abuses, but was rejected by the sign company. The Virginia-based National Legal and Policy Center was poised to […]
Tom Anderson, director of NLPC’s Government Integrity Project, is interviewed on NewsMax TV about the group’s social media ads targeting LeBron James and the National Basketball Association for hypocrisy on China. Tom also comments on the Big 10 football season.
Through its Freedom4China campaign, the National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) is running social media ads targeting LeBron James and the National Basketball Association (NBA). The online ads are directed to the bubble at Disney World in Orlando, Florida, where the NBA season is currently underway. The ads state “Not All Heroes Are 6’9” with […]
National Legal and Policy Center (NLPC) is asking the National Basketball Association (NBA) to endorse the demands of the Hong Kong protesters. In a letter to NBA Commissioner Adam Silver, NLPC Chairman Peter Flaherty wrote, “The league’s present position of neutrality on events in Hong Kong and China is morally untenable, and even that neutrality […]
Have the corporate world and U.S. professional sports leagues finally gone too far carrying water for America-haters? This week there has been a backlash against the National Basketball Association from China, following a tweet supportive of the pro-democracy Hong Kong protests by Houston Rockets General Manager Daryl Morey. After the immediate outcry, Morey deleted the […]