“We are under significant attack,” says voting rights organizer Toni Watkins.
Republicans in at least 14 states are trying to seize power from local election offices in response to Trump’s lies.
After Jan. 6, some corporations vowed to cut donations to politicians involved, but it was soon business as usual again.
The bills target local officials, who were crucial in protecting the will of the voters from Trump’s challenges.
The lawmakers said they were retaliating against the league’s recent political stance over Georgia’s voter restrictions.
The GOP-backed bill introduces a series of stringent voter restrictions under the auspices of “election integrity.”
Smith’s is the first film or TV production to join the economic boycott of Georgia over its restrictive voting measures.
Business PACs gave 57 percent of their donations to Republicans in the 2020 election cycle.
Economic backlash against Georgia’s voter suppression law may help reverse the tide of similar laws across the country.
Republicans are making easily debunked claims about the new voter law in attempts to pull the wool over people’s eyes.