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More Than 100 Corporate Leaders Meet To Plan Fight Against Election Security Bills

Executives from major airlines, retailers and manufacturers — plus at least one NFL owner — talked about potential ways to show they opposed the legislation

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Over the weekend, more than 100 corporate executives and leaders met on Zoom to discuss ways to take action against the new election security laws being discussed across the country, including the law passed in Georgia last month, according to the Washington Post.

“Executives from major airlines, retailers and manufacturers — plus at least one NFL owner — talked about potential ways to show they opposed the legislation, including by halting donations to politicians who support the bills and even delaying investments in states that pass the restrictive measures,” people on the call told the Washington Post.

The Post reported that the meeting was largely led by “Kenneth Chenault, the former chief executive of American Express, and Kenneth Frazier, the chief executive of Merck, who told the executives that it was important to keep fighting what they viewed as discriminatory laws on voting.”

“A statement could come early this week, the people said and would build on one that 72 Black executives signed last month in the wake of changes to Georgia’s voting laws,” The Wall Street Journal reported. “Mr. Chenault told executives on the call that several leaders had signaled they would sign on, including executives at PepsiCo Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and Hess Corp., among others, according to the people.”

The election security law passed in Georgia has generated controversy after lies from President Biden and other leftists, who have falsely claimed the bill restricts legitimate voting and “ends voting hours early.”

An analysis of the bill by Stephen Fowler of Georgia Public Broadcasting found that “One of the biggest changes in the bill would expand early voting access for most counties, adding an additional mandatory Saturday and formally codifying Sunday voting hours as optional.”

Charles Stewart III, an election expert at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, also examined Georgia’s election security bill on behalf of the Washington Post, and he claimed the bill expanded early voting.

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8 Comments

8 Comments

  1. Rose

    April 12, 2021 at 11:21 am

    It’s amazing to me all the controversy on making elections more secure. Although the main stream media and most democrats and liberals are perfectly ok with elections being susceptible to fraud and corruption. Hopefully, the election of 2020 will go down in history as the most indecisive victory of a candidate who has no qualifications at all for being a leader of a country, except for being able to hug, kiss, and fondle girls and women of all ages, and, oh yes, he likes for youngsters to go underwater in a pool and rub his hairy legs. Check out you tube video on Joe’s hairy legs. Listen to this weird sociopath brag about this. Yuck! This is not a person we should have as this country’s leader. God help us all!

  2. Mike

    April 12, 2021 at 11:30 am

    Boycott everyone of them.
    Speak with your wallet

  3. ricky

    April 12, 2021 at 12:15 pm

    This is beyond understanding. When have corporations become arms of the government??

    • Mike

      April 12, 2021 at 4:01 pm

      I believe it is called corporate fascism.

  4. Kjersti

    April 12, 2021 at 12:50 pm

    THEY ARE FIGHTING THIS BECAUSE THEY ARE GETTING AWAY WITH EVERYTHING! CORPORATE GREED AND WOKEISM! TEARING DOWN AMERICA AND FILLING THEIR POCKETS ON THE WAY OUT. ANYTHING THEY CAN DO TO GO ALONG WITH “FREE FOR ALL BIDEN!”.

  5. GTB

    April 12, 2021 at 1:37 pm

    How can these corporate executives be so stupid and yet achieve their positions? Have any of them actually read the bill? I doubt it. They are cowards afraid of the cancel culture.

  6. Val

    April 12, 2021 at 3:53 pm

    PepsiCo Inc., PayPal Holdings Inc., T. Rowe Price Group Inc. and Hess Corp – we need a list of all of the commie corps – so as to BOYCOTT them. Who are these Executives from major airlines, retailers and manufacturers — plus at least one NFL owner.

  7. readerbee

    April 13, 2021 at 5:22 pm

    The usual Wall Street parasites along with pro sports: as for Pepsi what’s their beef? And the airlines, they are setting themselves up for failure, with the hope that they will be bailed out by the government should they fail.

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