GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan Moves to Strip MLB of Antitrust Exception

GOP Rep. Jeff Duncan Moves to Strip MLB of Antitrust Exception


Rep. Jeff Duncan (R-SC) announced Friday that he and his staff had begun drafting legislation to strip Major League Baseball (MLB) of its antitrust exception after the organization moved its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to a recently passed voting reform law in Georgia.

“In light of @MLB‘s stance to undermine election integrity laws, I have instructed my staff to begin drafting legislation to remove Major League Baseball’s federal antitrust exception,” Duncan wrote in a tweet.

An overwhelming bipartisan majority of Americans support requiring an ID to vote, and any organization that abuses its power to oppose secure elections deserves increased scrutiny under the law.

— Rep. Jeff Duncan (@RepJeffDuncan) April 2, 2021

Duncan also noted voter ID requirements have received “overwhelming” support and that organizations should in no way abuse power to “oppose secure elections.”

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An overwhelming bipartisan majority of Americans support requiring an ID to

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