A group of Georgia Republicans have banned Coca-Cola from their offices following Coca-Cola’s CEO siding with Democrats on opposing Georgia voting ID law.
Some Georgia Republican state legislators are removing @CocaCola products from their statehouse offices after the Atlanta-based beverage giant criticized the new elections law. #gapol pic.twitter.com/leojXBGQAM
— Greg Bluestein (@bluestein) April 3, 2021
Below is the letter they sent to the Coca-Cola company.
Many Conservatives pointed out the irony that Coca-Cola required photo ID to attend their 2020 shareholder meeting.
The company wrote “at the entrance to the meeting, we will verify your registration and request to see your admission ticket and a valid form of photo identification, such as a driver’s license or passport.”
Coca-Cola’s CEO and Chairman James Quincey recently made news by siding with progressive activists protesting Georgia law requiring and ID to vote in person.
Quincey called the voting law “unacceptable” and “a step backward.”
Quincey also says “this legislation is wrong, and needs to be remedied, and we will continue to advocate for it both in private and in now even more clearly in public”
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Quincey also says "this legislation is wrong, and needs to be remedied, and we will continue to advocate for it both in private and in now even more clearly in public" pic.twitter.com/cdruteEiat
— CNBC Now (@CNBCnow) March 31, 2021