The National Park Service finally woke up and realized the American taxpayer does not want to pay for the honoring the legacy of the Black Panthers.
The Washington Free Beacon is reporting the the Parks Service is no longer providing funding for a project after a massive public outcry against the agency for spending taxpayer money to memorialize a group that murdered a park ranger in the 1970s.
The Free Beacon revealed last month that the Park Service gave roughly $100,000 to the University of California, Berkeley for a research project on the Marxist extremist group to “memorialize a history that brought meaning to lives far beyond the San Francisco Bay Area.”
A captain in the Black Panther Party murdered National Park Service ranger Kenneth Patrick while he was on patrol near San Francisco in 1973. Patrick was shot three times by Veronza Leon Curtis Bowers Jr., who is currently serving a life sentence for first-degree murder. Patrick left behind a widow and three children.
The Fraternal Order of Police, the largest organization of sworn law enforcement officers with over 330,000 members, sent a letter to President Donald Trump last week expressing “outrage and shock” that the National Park Service would fund a project honoring the legacy of the Black Panther Party.
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