Florida Governor Ron DeSantis (R) said he will cancel $35 million earmarked for a Tampa Bay Rays facility after the team, along with the New York Yankees, went on a social media anti-gun rant.
The facility scheduled to be built in Pasco County would have been used for spring training.
“This cannot become normal. We cannot become numb. We cannot look the other way. We all know, if nothing changes, nothing changes,” the team posted on social media as it announced a $50,000 donation to Mike Bloomberg’s Everytown for Gun Safety’s Support Fund.
The team actually discontinued its game coverage on Twitter for the night in favor of the woke statistics.
“In lieu of game coverage and in collaboration with @Yankees, we will use our channels to offer facts about the impacts of gun violence,” another tweet read, followed by a number of gun-related statistics that seemed to overstate the problem.
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