Alyssa Milano says it’s the ‘most dangerous time to be a woman in America’
Alyssa Milano on Saturday slammed the current attacks on women’s rights by male politicians, also targeting Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh in her rallying call.
“Brett Kavanaugh has no business anywhere near my reproductive rights,” the actress and activist said during a pro-abortion rights rally in Los Angeles.
In her speech, which she posted to Twitter, Milano noted recent legislation that has restricted women’s access to abortions and other reproductive rights.
“This is the most dangerous time in America to be a woman,” she told the crowd.
“I’m so tired of having to continually prove that my body is my own. I’m tired of needing to insist on having a say in my own reproductive health,” she added.
The “Charmed” actress singled out Republican leaders including GOP Govs. Greg Abbott (Texas), Brian Kemp (Georgia) and Ron DeSantis (Fla.).
“Women are under attack, almost entirely by men,” she said. “I can’t believe how a handful of men are successfully taking 50 years of rights away from women and how our Supreme Court, packed with abusers, is just gonna sit by and let it all happen.”
“Use your privilege to destroy your privilege.”
— Alyssa Milano (@Alyssa_Milano) October 2, 2021
Milano’s comments reference a recent wave of abortion restriction legislation, notably a new Texas law that essentially bans all abortions once a fetal heartbeat is detected, which can occur as early as six weeks into a pregnancy. The Supreme Court declined to block its implementation after its passage.
During his confirmation process in 2018, Kavanaugh was accused of sexual assault while in high school and other sexual improprieties in college.