Ricketts says ‘Nebraska stands with Georgia’ after baseball outrage
MLB pulled the All-Star Game from Atlanta following controversial legislature that the President calls "Jim Crow in the 21st century"
LINCOLN, Neb. (KLKN)- Major League Baseball announced that they are pulling the July 13 All-Star Game from Atalanta because of the state’s election updates, and Governor Pete Ricketts made it clear who he sided.
BACKGROUND INFO: MLB All-Star Game yanked from Georgia over voting law
This is the first economic backlash since their governor, Brian Kemp, signed the controversial election bill into law. Governor Pete Ricketts says Nebraska stands with Georgia, and he stands with Brian Kemp.
Ricketts tweeted that the recent corporate attacks on the Georgia legislature “are promoting democratic disinformation” while Kemp, “is expanding voting options in Georgia”.
President Biden calls the new voting law in Georgia “Jim Crow in the 21st century”.
For @CocaCola @Delta and @MLB, appeasing far-left liberals apparently matters more than the truth. While @GovKemp is expanding voting options in Georgia, these organizations are promoting Democrat disinformation.https://t.co/tPhfAGBTb8
— Gov. Pete Ricketts (@GovRicketts) April 3, 2021