Republicans are rebuking Major League Baseball for moving its All-Star Game from Atlanta in protest of Georgia’s new voting law, which critics say is meant to suppress the Black vote.
GOP lawmakers derided the move as an example of “cancel culture” and defended the new law, which imposes new limits on voting in the Peach State.
“Georgians – and all Americans – should fully understand what the MLB’s knee-jerk decision means: cancel culture and woke political activists are coming for every aspect of your life, sports included. If the left doesn’t agree with you, facts and the truth do not matter,” Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) said in a statement. “This attack on our state is the direct result of repeated lies from Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams about a bill that expands access to the ballot box and ensures the integrity of our elections. I will not back down.”
Read more at The Hill.