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General News    H2'ed 3/27/21

Calls Mount To Boycott Coca-Cola After Home State Of Georgia Strangles Voting Rights

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'Calls grew Friday for a consumer boycott of Coca-Cola after the mammoth corporation largely stood by as its home state, Georgia, passed one of the biggest crackdowns on voting rights in recent history....

'Coca-Cola has come under particular pressure over the voting rights crackdown.  Critics held a 'die in' earlier this month to protest the company’s lack of action at its Atlanta tourist attraction.

'[The company] issued a statement in early March saying that it supported a “balanced approach to the elections bills that have been introduced in the Georgia Legislature” and that they should aim to be 'inclusive.'” 

'As boycott calls mounted, [Coca Cola] issued a new statement Friday saying it supports reforms that 'maximize voter participation.'”

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