Pussy Riot to raise funds for Planned Parenthood with Alabama concert
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Russian feminist band Pussy Riot plans to hold a concert in Alabama benefitting Planned Parenthood after the state passed an ultra-restrictive abortion ban.

The all-female rock protest group is set to have the concert in Birmingham on July 11, the group tweeted.  

The show will benefit both Planned Parenthood and the Yellowhammer Fund, which gives funding to those seeking care at one of Alabama’s three abortion clinics, according to its website.

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The announcement comes weeks after the state passed the nation’s most restrictive abortion ban, which makes no exceptions for rape or incest.

Planned Parenthood has since joined the American Civil Liberties Union in filing a lawsuit to block the legislation.

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