MLB – Voter ID – NBA’s Bitcoin Payments
MLB – Voter ID – NBA’s Bitcoin Payments are the topics we are covering today. First up is The Major League Baseball All Start Game, takes the Coors Field of Denver as its new home. Resulting in Governor Abbot’s turn down the offer to throw the first pitch. The baseball league relocated the game, due to “racists” voting laws in Georgia.
However Colorado also requires voter ID. Shown on the Colorado Secretary of State’s own website, all voters who are voting at the polls must provide identification. And if you are voting by mail for the first time you will need to provide a photocopy of your ID.
Secondly, of the (MLB) Major League Baseball all star roster, nearly one third of its players were born outside the United States. A Tweet by AXIOS news says 64 of the MLB players are from Venezuela, and 98 of the players are from the Dominican Republic.
Lastly in the world of sports, the Sacramento Kings becomes the first National Basketball Association team to offer bitcoin payment as an option to its players and staff.
Companies and major league sports continue to make known their distaste for election law reform. According to ABC NEWS: Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell tells corporations to “stay out of politics.” McConnell warns companies will face “serious consequences” for the continuation of condemning election reform efforts.
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