Delta, Coke Face Boycott Over Georgia Voter Suppression Law

Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola, two of Atlanta’s biggest brands, are facing consumer boycott
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Delta Air Lines and Coca-Cola, two of Atlanta’s biggest brands, are facing consumer boycott threats after Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signed new voting restrictions into law last week.

Social media posts carrying the hashtags #BoycottDelta, #BoycottDeltaAirlines and #BoycottCocaCola proliferated on Twitter as critics of the Republican-backed legislation accused the two Atlanta-based companies of not having done enough to stop its passage.

While voting rights advocates called for companies to condemn the Republican initiative in recent weeks, Delta issued carefully worded statements on the importance of ensuring a “fair, secure elections process.” After the legislation passed, Delta issued a statement Friday that appeared to defend the bill.

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