Georgia voting law

TONY GWYNN’S WIDOW AND CIVIL RIGHTS LEADER SHANE HARRIS URGE MLB TO MOVE ALL-STAR GAME TO SAN DIEGO

By Miriam Raftery

 

April 3, 2021 (San Diego) – One day after Major League Baseball announced that the 2021 All Star Game will not take place in Georgia to protest the state’s new law restricting voting rights, an effort to move the All Star Game to San Diego is underway.


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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL TAKES A STAND FOR VOTING RIGHTS

Georgia Public Officials’ Voter Suppression Law already costing jobs and revenue

 

By East County News Service 

 

April 3, 2021 (Washington D.C.) -- Major League Baseball (MLB) Commissioner Rob Manfred announced Friday that the 2021 All-Star Game and MLB draft will no longer take place in the state of Georgia after the state recently passed legislation designed to disenfranchise voters. The following is a statement from Damon Hewitt, acting president and executive director of the Lawyers’ Committee for Civil Rights Under Law..


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