Nine major sports unions join forces to oppose U.S. state voting restrictions

Nine major U.S. sports unions joined together on Monday to declare their opposition to state legislative efforts restricting the right to vote.

A number of voting rights groups say the restrictions passed by Georgia, and being weighed in Texas and Arizona among other states, target Black people and other racial minorities.

The statement was co-signed by the National Basketball Players Association, the Basketball Players Union, Major League Soccer Players Association, National Football League Players Association,

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