Texas governor boycotts Major League Baseball because of All-Star move

Lauren Boebert silent on MLB moving All Star Game to her state after attacking decision to leave Atlanta

Lauren Boebert silent on MLB moving All Star Game to her state after attacking decision to leave Atlanta

Boebert wrote, "MLB caved to the woke mob based on a false narrative and announced it is moving the All-Star Game and Draft out of Atlanta".

Colorado Rockies' stadium Coors Field will host July's All-Star Game, Major League Baseball said on Tuesday, after the annual event was relocated from Atlanta in protest over Georgia's new voting restrictions. "It is shameful that America's pastime is being influenced by partisan politics".

Commissioner Rob Manfred said in a statement at the time that he discussed the potential move with individual major leaguers and the Players Alliance, an organization of Black players formed after the death of George Floyd a year ago, before ultimately deciding to make the call "as the best way to demonstrate our values as a sport".

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While Georgia requires identification for all in-person and absentee voting, Colorado law requires identification for in-person voting and first-time mail-in voters may be required to include a copy of their ID with their ballot. "It's all about the cancel culture, if you will, doing that to big corporations and supporters of the business environment we have in Georgia".

"This attack on our state is the direct result of repeated lies from Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams about a bill that expands access to the ballot box and ensures the integrity of our elections". Georgians will not be bullied.

In his letter, Abbott made it a point to remind Leibman - who must have realized by this point that the note was not meant for his eyes only - that the "State of Texas was proud to help MLB host last season's National League playoff games and the World Series in Arlington" while MLB completed the 2020 season amid a pandemic. "This decision does not diminish the deep respect I have for the Texas Rangers baseball organization, which is outstanding from top to bottom". "However, I will not participate in an event held by Major League Baseball, and the State will not seek to host the All-Star Game or any other Major League Baseball special events", he wrote.

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