Major U.S. companies take aim at Georgia’s new voting restrictions
After facing pressure and backlash from voting rights groups, a number of major businesses are condemning the recent voting reform bill passed in Georgia. This CNBC report features a series of statements from corporate leaders criticizing the bill, including Delta, Coca-Cola, Porsche, UPS, and Home Depot, each of which are based in Georgia. In response to this criticism, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp argued that these companies are ignoring the actual content of the law, pointing to the provisions which expand access to the ballot box.
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A voting initiative started by several Black athletes and artists combatting systemic and racist voter suppression. This initiative aims at educating, energizing, and protecting the Black community’s right to vote.