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GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler rips WNBA players on team she owns for wearing shirts backing her opponent

GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler rips WNBA players on team she owns for wearing shirts backing her opponent

Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler is not a fan of the WNBA's decision to have players sport "Black Lives Matter" and "Say Her Name" on their jerseys, and she let the league commissioner know it.

The senator's statements set off WNBA players, including members of her own team, who have now taken to wearing T-shirts supporting Loeffler's Democratic challenger to their games and demanding that the league strip her of her ownership.

Following the senator's request that the league change its plans to spread the Black Lives Matter messaging, the WNBA players union tweeted, "E-N-O-U-G-H!

Now WNBA players — including members of Loeffler's team — are wearing "Vote Warnock" shirts to promote the candidacy of the GOP senator's Democratic opponent, the Rev.

Loeffler responded to the T-shirt campaign in a statement on her campaign website Wednesday morning, blasting the WNBA and the country's "out of control cancel culture" that tries to silence and shame anyone who might disagree with them:

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