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.”
An overwhelming bipartisan majority of Americans support requiring an ID to