Georgia’s voting restrictions face criticism

Corporate America

Corporates speak out against voting restrictions. Delta, Coca-Cola, Amex oppose new law .

Where: Georgia

The Facts

▪ Almost a week after an election related bill was passed in Georgia, many corporations have come out against voter suppression.

▪ The CEO of Georgia-based Delta Air Lines said Wednesday that the state’s new election law overhaul is “unacceptable” and “based on a lie”

▪ On Wednesday, Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey called the law “unacceptable”

▪ The campaign against the new law, led by Merck’s Kenneth Frazier and former American Express Co. CEO Kenneth Chenault, urged companies to publicly stand against it.

▪ The Major League Baseball players union also has raised the possibility of moving the summer All-Star game from the Atlanta Braves home stadium.

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