After several Hollywood A-listers threatened to boycott the state of Georgia over its voter integrity law, the Director’s Guild of America (DGA) has sent a letter to Republican Gov. Brian Kemp condemning the law as an act of “voter suppression.”
The letter, initially obtained by Deadline, parrots the words of President Joe Biden by referring to the law “an ‘atrocity’ and as a modern-day version of Jim Crow.” DGA president Thomas Schlame and national executive director Russell Hollander penned the letter.
“On behalf of the more than 18,000 members of the Directors Guild of America (DGA), including more than 400 who make their home in Georgia, and hundreds more who choose Georgia as the location for their film and television projects, we write to condemn the voter suppression law Senate Bill 202, which threatens to undermine the pillar of our democracy – the right to vote. President Biden has referred to the law both as an ‘atrocity’ and as a modern-day