Megan thee Stallion has spoken out in favor of abortion rights.
The rapper and Houston native posted a statement to her Instagram account opposing the Texas abortion ban. The state passed the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban last month, prohibiting the procedure after a fetal heartbeat is detected, around six weeks into pregnancy, which is before women typically know that they are pregnant.
“Y’all know I’m a Texas girl and we deserve better! 🧡 Politicians want to cut off abortion access and control our bodies, lives, and futures — I’m speaking up. Take action today and text ACCESS to 22422. #BansOffOurBodies,” she wrote.
The “WAP” rapper also shared her thoughts on the abortion ban during her performance at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on Oct. 1. In a brief speech between songs, she directly addressed her haters, and decried the doubters, the deniers and the “men trying to tell us what the f**k to do with our bodies,” per Austin American-Statesman.
The “Savage” rapper is the latest celebrity to use their platform to amplify the fight for abortion rights. Silver Linings Playbook actor Jennifer Lawrence and comedian Amy Schumer attended the Rally for Abortion Justice in D.C. last Saturday, one of hundreds of nationwide protests condemning the restrictive bans passed in Texas and proposed in other states.
In a picture posted by Schumer, she and Lawrence held signs that said, “Abortion is essential,” and “Women can’t be free if they don’t control their bodies,” respectively.
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