The subject of “voter suppression” has dominated the news cycle in recent weeks, with many corporations — whether genuinely or in response to internal or external pressure — expressing their uncompromising endorsement of democracy and unfaltering condemnation of any attempt to “suppress” the ability to vote.
Central to this debate — and the mischaracterization of this debate — is the subject of voter identification — requiring voters to present an ID before they are legally able to cast a ballot. This, for example, was the main provision of the “controversial” Georgia voting bill which has sparked anger among Leftists and Leftist corporations alike.
Numerous airlines have released statements condemning “voter suppression” — effectively condemning voter identification. Ironically, they all require passengers to present identification before they are permitted to fly.
United Airlines posted to their Twitter account, saying that “Legislation that infringes on the right to vote of fellow Americans is wrong.”
“Our mission is to connect people and unite the world.