Warnock: I Respect MLB Moving All Star Game From GeorgiaEpoch Times, United States politics | The Epoch Times

One of Georgia’s two U.S. senators on Friday said he respected Major League Baseball’s (MLB) decision to move its all-star game and draft from the state. “Businesses and organizations have great power in their voices and ability to push for change, and I respect the decision of the players to speak out against this unjust law,” Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-Ga.), a first-term lawmaker who was won a runoff election in January, said in a statement. “It is not the people of Georgia or the workers of Georgia who crafted this law, it is politicians seeking to retain power at the expense of Georgians’ voices, today’s decision by MLB is the unfortunate consequence of these politicians’ actions,” he added. MLB Commissioner Robert Manfred Jr. announced earlier Friday that the league would move its all star game from Atlanta as a punitive measure after legislators in Georgia passed an election reform bill …Read More

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