Growing activism around controversial laws passed in recent weeks and seen by many as restricting voting prompted hundreds of business leaders across the country to condemn voter suppression. Some corporate travel service providers were among them, including American Airlines, American Express, Delta Air Lines, JetBlue, Lyft, Marriott, Mastercard, SAP Concur, Uber and United Airlines.
Pro-voting activists operating at national and state levels turned up the pressure on U.S. businesses, calling on influential executives to sign statements opposing voting restrictions filed in state legislatures. Separate petitions convey varying levels of condemnation and varying degrees of specificity . . .