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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2021-04-04 -- all-star game (9), major league baseball (8), voting rights (7), game atlanta (6), new voting laws (5)

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all-star game (9), major league baseball (8), voting rights (7), game atlanta (6), new voting laws (5)

Patchwork: Braves cover All-Star logo on jerseys, shift hats

The Atlanta Braves looked a little patchwork in their second game of the season

Sen. Jon Ossoff Devastates Georgia Republicans After MLB All-Star Game Bails On Jim Crow

Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) made a devastatingly accurate argument that Georgia Republicans are causing the state to hemorrhage money and jobs with their new Jim Crow.

Trump calls for Republicans to boycott companies amid voting law controversy

Former President Trump on Saturday called for Republicans and conservatives to boycott a sweeping number of companies amid controversy surrounding new voting laws. 

Georgia county says removal of All-Star Game will cost tourism $100M

Georgia's Cobb County estimates that MLB's decision to move the All-Star Game from Atlanta will cost the tourism industry in the area $100 million.

Why the MLB pulled the All-Star Game from Atlanta, briefly explained

Corporate America is starting to push back on Republican voter suppression efforts

Georgia Gov. Vows 'Fight' After MLB Pulls All-Star Game Over Voting Law

The Republican governor alleged Major League Baseball had “caved to fear and lies from liberal activists” in its decision to yank its July game out of At...

Barack Obama Cheers MLB for Moving the All-Star Game

Barack Obama congratulated MLB on their decision to move the All-Star game, after  Georgia passed legislation on election integrity.

Analysis | Expand access? A historic restriction? What the Georgia voting law really does.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) says his state's new voting law expands ballot access — and in very limited ways, it does. In other ways, it restricts access, just as its critics claim.

STUNNING HYPOCRISY: Major League Baseball Requires Photo ID to Pick Up All-Star Tickets -- But Boycott Georgia Over Voter ID Law for Elections

On Friday Major League Baseball (MLB) announced they were moving the All-Star game out of Atlanta. They didn’t like the election integrity laws passed in Georgia that included a photo ID requirement for absentee voters. Baseball to Move All Star Game and Draft From Atlanta to Punish Georgia Over Voting Integrity Law Joe Biden’s handlers…

MLB moves All-Star Game from Georgia over new voting law

"Major League Baseball fundamentally supports voting rights for all Americans and opposes restrictions to the ballot box,” MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred wrote.

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