More than 360 bills that could limit access to voting have been introduced in 47 states across the us.
One of five bills that has already been enacted into law is a voting bill in Georgia.
The state already experiencing fallout from passing the controversial elections bill
Foreshadowing what may happen in other states if similar laws are passed.
This year’s major league baseball all star game and draft are moving out of Atlanta Georgia in response to Georgia’s new sweeping election law
“It means cancel culture and partisan activists are coming for your business, they’re coming for your game, or your event in your hometown.”
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp blaming President Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams for the move.
This after Kemp signed an omnibus voting bill into law last week.
That bill prompting lawsuits from civil rights groups and criticism from the CEOs of major Georgia employers Coca-Cola and Delta.
“Major League Baseball, Coca-Cola and Delta may be scared of Stacey Abrams, Joe Biden and the left, but I am not.”
“I will not be backing down from this fight”
Opponents of the new election law say the legislation amounts to voter suppression efforts that will reduce minority voting.
“This was an opportunity to be a model for the rest of the country on how you can continue to expand absentee voting, how you can expand access to the ballot box, but instead we’ve dialed it back simply because one party lost.”
The MLB All Star game relocation means a huge economic loss for the state.
Something the mayor of Atlanta says may continue to happen in Georgia.
“I can’t say that I like it but I certainly understand it, and it is really probably the first of many boycotts of our state to come. And the consequences of this bill are significant.”