Monday, March 20, 2023

UPDATE! Georgia Governor Vetoes Anti-LGBT Legislation

BREAKING – According to the Human Rights Council, Georgia Governor Nathan Deal has promised to veto recently passed anti-LGBT legislation.  His veto is likely due to mounting backlash from activists and threats of an economic boycott of Georgia.  Full coverage here.

Additional coverage from March 23 found below:

According to Variety, Disney and Marvel are threatening an economic boycott of Georgia if Gov. Nathan Deal signs recently passed anti-gay legislation into law.  Marvel is currently filming “Guardians of the Galaxy 2” in Georgia.

“Disney and Marvel are inclusive companies, and although we have had great experiences filming in Georgia, we will plan to take our business elsewhere should any legislation allowing discriminatory practices be signed into state law,” a Disney spokesman said on Wednesday.

Earlier today, AMC, the producer of “The Walking Dead”, the popular zombie apocalypse series that is filmed in Georgia has also come out in opposition to the law.

For complete coverage, visit Variety.


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