Coach Nick Saban, others, urge Manchin to pass voting bill

Coach Nick Saban, others, urge Manchin to pass voting bill

1/19/2022 2:48:00 AM

Coach Nick Saban, others, urge Manchin to pass voting bill

Democracy, they wrote, “is best when voting is open to everyone on a level playing field; the referees are neutral; and at the end of the game the final score is respected and accepted.”…

| UPDATED:January 18, 2022 at 3:59 p.m.By Shawna Mizelle | CNNUniversity of Alabama football coach Nick Saban and other prominent sports figures with ties to West Virginia have penned a letter to Sen. Joe Manchin, urging the West Virginia Democrat to help his party pass voting rights legislation.

NBA Hall of Famer Jerry West, ex-NFL player and former West Virginia athletic director Oliver Luck and ex-NFL and former West Virginia football player Darryl Talley joined Saban, a West Virginia native, in voicing their support for what they called “urgently needed legislation that will protect both the rights of voters and the integrity of outcomes in all Federal elections.” The letter was also singed by former NFL commissioner Paul Tagliabue, who has no known ties to West Virginia.

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Nick Saban and Jerry West sign letter asking Joe Manchin to support voting rights legislationThe letter was also signed by other sports icons. I don't understand why this is even an issue. Voting rights for all Americans should be protected. No matter what area they live whether poor areas or the very richest areas. All voters great should be protected. This shouldn't even be a discussion. Protect black voters rights Just lost all respect for Saban and West. Talent does not make you smart.

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