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Alyssa Milano slams male Georgia lawmakers for ‘voting on what goes on inside my uterus’

Alyssa Milano

Actress and activist Alyssa Milano slammed male Georgia lawmakers for “voting on what goes on inside my uterus” on Tuesday while protesting the state’s pending fetal “heartbeat” abortion bill.

“These are the men voting on what goes on inside my uterus,” Milano said in a video posted on social media, while gesturing to a male Georgia state lawmaker who noted that she does not vote in his district. 

Milano was at the Georgia capitol building Tuesday to denounce the bill, which, if approved by Gov. Brian Kemp (R), would be the toughest abortion law in the country.

{mosads}The bill would limit abortions after a fetus’s heartbeat is detected, which happens as early as the first six weeks of pregnancy, a time frame in which many women don’t even know they are pregnant.

Milano has spearheaded an effort to condemn the bill by organizing a letter threatening to push film production crews to abandon the state.

More than 40 prominent actors signed the letter, including Rosie O’Donnell, Gabrielle Union Patton Oswalt, Amy Schumer, Ben Stiller, Sarah Silverman, Don Cheadle, Mia Farrow, Essence Atkins, Uzo Aduba, and Christina Applegate.

“We cannot in good conscience continue to recommend our industry remain in Georgia if H.B. 481 becomes law,” the letter reads.

On Tuesday, Milano told a crowd of reporters that the film industry wants to remain in the state.

“We want to stay in Georgia. We want to continue to support the wonderful people and the wonderful businesses in the Peach State. But we will not do so silently,” she said, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution’s Greg Bluestein. 


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