Democrats have made some pretty interesting moves in regards to Georgia’s new voting law. Between pushing misinformation campaigns about the law and getting ‘woke’ companies to boycott the state, the radical left have threatened all the power they can to block a bill that reduced voter fraud.
And while major employers in the state, including Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines, have spoken out against the bill, Home Depot, in contrast released a statement that simply says that it believes elections should be “accessible, fair and secure.” Now, a group of religious leaders are calling for a boycott of Home Depot, saying that they haven’t done enough to “oppose” the state’s new voting laws. Nothing is ever good enough for the radical left.
“The most appropriate approach for us to take is to continue to underscore our belief that all elections should be accessible, fair and secure,” Home Depot issued in a statement.
The hardware store adds that it would continue to work to ensure Georgia associates and those across the county have the information and resources needed to vote, adding that they’ve registered more than 15,000 of its associates to vote.
Bishop Reginald T. Jackson, who oversees 534 African Methodist Episcopal churches in Georgia, has called for a boycott of Home Depot after the store’s “silence” on the new voting laws. He said that Home Depot, one of the largest employers in Georgia, has demonstrated an indifference in speaking out against this legislation and haven’t done enough to oppose voting restrictions. He adds that this is more than a political matter and deals with securing the future of the democracy, including the right to vote.
Jackson shares that the faith leaders in his community were calling out Home Depot to speak out against the Georgia voting law, publicly oppose similar bills in other states, offer support for the John Lewis Voting Rights Act in Congress, and back litigation against the Georgia law.
“Blacks and others have become wary and frustrated with spending their money (at) companies that do not support us on our right to vote and other issues,” Jackson said.
Atlanta Pastor Rev. Timothy McDonald III adds that they’ve got to use whatever “leverage and power” they have to help people understand that this is a national campaign about democracy. So much for using spiritual fortitude to help working-class people. Senior pastor James Bryant even admits that this is a “necessary evil” for the millions impacted by this, but that it has to happen in order for the good to happen.
But Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has fought back against business boycotts, adding that the Major League Baseball’s decision to move their All-Star Game out of the state has already cost Black-owned businesses $100 million. He later tweeted that boycotting Georgia businesses in the middle of a pandemic was “absolutely ridiculous” and that a lot of activists are benefitting financially from pushing this ‘voter suppression’ narrative regarding the new law.
Even Dr. Ben Carson, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, said he’s yet to have somebody explain how early voting rules and ID requirements are ‘restrictive.’
The radical left have been canceling people and businesses for months over things they said. Now, they’re trying to cancel people and businesses for things they didn’t say.