The All-Star Game Lawsuit against MLB Is a Stunt

A moment of silence prior to the 2019 MLB All Star Game at Progressive Field, Cleveland, Ohio, Jul 9, 2019. (David Richard/USA TODAY Sports)
The Job Creators Network’s lawsuit looks more like a mechanism to raise donations and grab headlines than like a proper use of the legal system.

NRPLUS MEMBER ARTICLE J ob Creators Network, a 501(c)(4) business advocacy group based in Texas, recently won headlines in FoxBusiness and NBC News for filing a lawsuit against Major League Baseball, the MLB Players Association, and various of their individual leaders over the decision to withdraw the All-Star Game from Atlanta in protest over Georgia’s new voting law. Given the economic harm to innocent business owners who had relied on the 2019 announcement of Atlanta getting the game, and given that MLB’s decision to bully the State of Georgia for a democratically enacted law was largely based on lies about the content of that

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