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Hundreds Of Companies Speak Out Against Restrictive Voting Laws

Amazon, Starbucks, General Motors and hundreds of other companies signed a new statement that ran as a full-page ad in The New York Times and The Washington Post. The statement — titled “We Stand For Democracy” — opposes “any discriminatory legislation” that would make it harder for people to vote.

Here & Now‘s Tonya Mosley speaks with Ali Velshi, MSNBC anchor and economics correspondent, about the statement and the companies who notably didn’t sign.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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