Michelle Nunn

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Points of Light Foundation facilitated grants to Sea Shepherd Conservation Society under Nunn's watch

Japanese whaling vesselUnder the leadership of Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn (D., Ga.), the Points of Light Foundation facilitated the transfer of over $30,000 in grants to the Sea Shepherd Conversation Society, an organization known for using controversial tactics to stop whale hunters. Nunn has come under fire for associations with questionable organizations through the Points of Light Foundation, and the ties to Sea Shepherd raise additional questions about the organization’s activities under Nunn’s leadership.