On Thursday, the Job Creators Network (JCN) responded to a Manhattan judge’s decision to reject their lawsuit against Major League Baseball for moving its All-Star Game out of Atlanta.
On Thursday, U.S. District Judge Valerie E. Caproni ruled against the non-profit representing small businesses seeking restitution to the businesses in Atlanta — many of which are owned and operated by minorities — that will lose millions with the loss of baseball’s Al-Star Game.
JCN President and CEO, Alfredo Ortiz, released a statement the judge’s orders:
“The judge’s disappointing ruling is just one strike against us, and we are still up to bat, looking to appeal our case to the Second Circuit or directly to the Supreme Court. To be clear, JCN lost on standing; MLB did not win on the merits. By demonstrating clear harm to our members and us as an organization, we believe that the judge