Many celebrities are now using this opportunity during their concerts to protest the US Supreme Court’s decision to remove the federal right to abortion.
These include Billie Eilish (20) and Olivia Rodrigo (19).
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During the Glastonbury Music Festival in England, Billie Eilish dedicated one of her own songs to those affected by the decision.
Today is a very dark day for women in the United States. I only have to say this, said Eilish, from the stage, because I can’t think of it anymore.
After that, the song “Your Strength”, which talks about elderly people abusing their position, was dedicated to everyone affected by the decision to abolish the right to abortion.
Eilish wasn’t the only artist to protest the decision during the Glastonbury Music Festival. American singer Phoebe Bridgers also denounced the decision from the stage on the same day.
Many will die because of this
When Olivia Rodrigo performed during the same festival yesterday, she didn’t hold back her feelings about the decision either.
“I’m frustrated and terrified because so many women and so many girls are going to die because of this,” Rodrigo said on stage.
“I wanted to dedicate the following song to the five members of the Supreme Court, who have shown us that they really don’t care about freedom,” she continued.
Rodrigo also read the names of all five judges who voted to abolish the federal right to abortion in the United States, saying, “We hate you.”
It is more than just an abortion
After the decision became known, he Many celebrities who have taken to social media to express their opinions. Among them is Alicia Keys (41 years old):
– Bullshit! This decision is about more than just an abortion. The artist writes in a message on Twitter, it’s about who has power over you, who has the power to make decisions for you and who will control how your future will be.
Actress and singer Selena Gomez (29) reacts strongly to the decision.
Seeing the disappearance of a constitutional right is horrific. She wrote on Twitter: A woman should have the right to choose what she wants to do with her body.
The right to self-abortion in the United States was secured by a Supreme Court ruling from 1973, also known as Roe v. Wade.
A majority in the Supreme Court (five to four) has now decided to overturn the ruling. This means that states themselves are allowed to decide whether abortion should be legal.
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