You done messed up, A-A-Ron! Major League Baseball could soon find itself without anti-trust protections after Republican lawmakers proposed a bill to strip them of that luxury, following the league moving the ALl-Star Game out of Atlanta in protest of Georgia’s voter ID law.
“A corporation that happily does business with the communist regimes in Cuba and China, but caves to CEOs who want to punish states with Voter ID does not deserve any special immunities in antitrust law,” said bill co-sponsor Sen. Marsha Blackburn.
Other co-sponsors of the bill include Senators Mike Lee, Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Josh Hawley.
“For decades, Major League Baseball has enjoyed a special exemption from the same antitrust laws that govern other businesses in our nation,” Sen. Rubio stated in a news release. “The league has been able to escape scrutiny in part thanks to its perception as a good-faith guardian of America’s national pastime. But with its reprehensible decision to play politics and punish the State of Georgia, and countless small and minority-owned Georgian businesses, by moving the All-Star Game out of Atlanta, the MLB has shown its willingness to use its market power, derived from its antitrust exemption, irresponsibly. Now, Congress is obligated to revisit this unique treatment.”
Hawley added, “For decades, the MLB has been given a sweetheart deal by Washington politicians. But if they’d prefer to be partisan political activists instead, maybe it’s time to rethink that. With their capitulation to the left-wing Twitter mob and support for Biden’s big lie about election integrity, they’ve forfeited any right to an anti-trust exemption. They must be held to the same standard as the rest of American business.”
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