Radical pro-abortion celebrities are threatening Georgia legislators over a new pro-life bill that would ban abortion at six weeks, or when an unborn baby’s heartbeat is first detectable. Referred to as heartbeat bills, these laws emphasize the truth about abortion: it ALWAYS stops a heartbeat.
After House Bill 481, The Living Infants Fairness and Equality (L.I.F.E.) Act, was passed by the Georgia Senate on Friday, pro-abort Alyssa Milano took to Twitter to screech, “There are over 20 productions shooting in GA & the state just voted to strip women of their bodily autonomy. Hollywood! We should stop feeding GA economy. #HB481IsBadForBusiness”
Early Thursday morning, the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported that Milano and over 40 other Hollywood celebrities wrote an open letter to Georgia lawmakers warning, “[W]e will do everything in our power to move our industry to a safer state for women if H.B. 481 becomes law.”
[Update: The full letter and list of signatories has been publicly released and includes this ridiculous hyperbole:
We can’t imagine being elected officials who had to say to their constituents, “I enacted a law that was so evil, it chased billions of dollars out of our state’s economy.” It’s not the most effective campaign slogan, but rest assured we’ll make it yours should it come to pass.
This is the precipice on which you stand.]
The signees reads like a veritable Who’s Who list of liberal Hollywood activists, including: Alec Baldwin, Amy Schumer, Gabrielle Union, Rosie O’Donnell, Patton Oswalt, Sarah Silverman, Christina Applegate, Ben Stiller, Sean Penn, David Cross, Don Cheadle, Mia Farrow, and Colin Hanks.
Their letter declares:
This dangerous and deeply-flawed bill mimics many others which have already been deemed unconstitutional. As men who identify as small-government conservatives, we remind you that government is never bigger than when it is inside a woman’s body or in her doctor’s office. This bill would remove the possibility of women receiving reproductive healthcare before most even know they are pregnant and force many women to undergo unregulated, hidden procedures at great risk to their health.
Georgia’s heartbeat bill, which could be voted on in the House as soon as today, would allow for exceptions for rape, incest, or the life of the mother. Similar legislation was enacted this month in Kentucky and Mississippi and is pending in other states, but has been struck down in the courts in the past.
Milano, currently in Atlanta shooting the second season of the Netflix series Insatiable, wrote a guest column Monday on Deadline threatening Georgia with the loss of $2.7 billion annually from the film industry if the bill is signed into law. She raged that the “forced pregnancy bill” is “the most anti-woman bill of its kind in the country,” and “would make Georgia the most regressive state in the country.”
Apparently, with all the revenue brought in, Milano thinks Georgia owes the film industry because it “baffles” her that, “instead of continuing to foster a pro-film environment, state leaders are going down a divisive road once again, refighting culture wars and jeopardizing one of the state’s biggest sources of revenue.” Gee, why would a state vote its moral conscience to protect innocent life when they should be focusing on the wants and needs of Hollywood?
And why do celebs from Hollywood care so much about Georgia state law? Because they might want to get an abortion while working there: “Women who work in Georgia’s film industry — many of them visiting from other states — need access to safe and legal reproductive care, including their constitutional right to an abortion.”
Milano warned Georgia’s leaders that film projects in their state “are not a given. I urge you to think hard before making Georgia a state that is not welcoming of women.”
Sadly, this bullying tactic has worked before and that's why they’re trying it again. In 2016, the Religious Freedom Restoration Act was passed by both chambers in Atlanta but, as Milano described it, former Republican Governor Nathan Deal “had the good sense to veto the bill, protect his state’s reputation, and save Georgians from economic decline.”
Hopefully Georgia will ignore morally bankrupt Hollywood, reject their blood money for abortion, and focus on saving innocent pre-born lives.