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The Reason Why Liberals Are Boycotting Home Depot Is Absolutely Nuts!

There are now activists in Georgia who are demanding a new boycott of the Home Depot. So, just what it is that the home improvement chain said or did that would merit these activists calling for this new boycott? Well, that’s just it….it’s not something that the company has said or done that has brought this on, but rather the fact that they failed to disavow Georgia’s new election law SOON ENOUGH to pacify these “woke” activists!

The Background

Indeed, there are plenty of critics of Georgia’s voting law, and this new law has been the subject of rampant disinformation. One of the main (and most baseless) claims is that this law will make voting in the Peach State more difficult. On the other hand, supporters of the law say that it is going to make election integrity a priority and that Georgia is by no means the first state to enact such a law.

However, there is growing pressure from activists, and there are even claims from President Joe Biden that this law should be characterized as “Jim Crow in the 21st Century.” Moreover, there are many major entities that have spoken out against the law. This would include Major League Baseball, who decided that it would be best to move their All-Star game from the Georgia in order to address the bill. Coca-Cola and Delta Airlines are both located in this state, and they both denounced the bill as well. Delta CEO Ed Bastian said that the bill is “unacceptable and does not match Delta’s values” and Coca-Cola CEO James Quincey simply said that his company “does not support this legislation.”

Home Depot was also quick to address the law, saying that “we believe that everyone should be able to participate in an accessible, secure, fair, and broad voter participation network. We will continue to work to ensure that associates in Georgia and nationwide will have the information and resources needed to vote.”

What about the activists? What are they saying?

According to the New York Times, there is a coalition of black faith leaders that continue to demand a boycott of Home Depot because they believe that the company has “abdicated their responsibility to be a good corporate citizen because they haven’t pushed back hard enough on the state’s new voting laws.”

Bishop Reginald Johnson is an individual who leads all 534 African Methodist Episcopal churches in the state of Georgia, and he had a lot to say about the new law. First of all, he claimed that the law had “demonstrated total indifference and a lack of response to this call, not just from the clergy, but also a call from other groups that need to speak out in opposition to this legislation.”

“We simply do not believe that this is merely a political issue,” he continued. “This matter deals with securing the future of our democracy, and one of the greatest rights in our democracy is that right to vote.”

Rev. Timothy McDonald III, a pastor in Atlanta, also weighed in. “This isn’t just an issue in the state of Georgia,” he said. “We’re talking about Democracy in America being under attack. We’ve got to use as language, as much power, and as much spiritual fortitude as we have to combat this threat. This includes our dollars. We need to help people understand that this is a national campaign.”

On the other hand, there were other activists who spoke with the newspaper who said they simply could not support a boycott because it would negatively affect working-class people. Yet, at the same time, there were others who felt that whatever affect these protests had on working-class people was simply collateral damage.

“Yes, it is unfortunate that those who are impacted by this are working class, but how many more million individuals will be affected if they don’t have this right to vote?” Jamal Bryant, pastor of a Lithonia church said. “So, in interest of weighing all of this out, we have to understand, in a tongue in cheek manner, that affecting working class people is a necessary evil. This has to happen for the good to happen.”

All I have to say is YES FOLKS, all of this strong language is being directed against the SIMPLE MATTER of MERELY SHOWING AN I.D. before you vote. Oh brother. I have to show an ID to do all kinds of other things, but I don’t take offense at it. Oh brother.

What do you think? Your comments are appreciated!

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