Twitter Users and Many Celebs Share Abortion Stories With #YouKnowMe After Abortion Law in Alabama

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Many actors, athletes, writers and producers slam pols after near-total ban passes the Alabama state’s Senate. The new hashtag which was started by Busy Philipps #YouKnowMe went viral.

Here’s how people react to the new law.

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Busy Philipps has been very outspoken about being pro-choice when it comes to laws—and now, after Alabama’s Senate passed yet another restrictive bill, Busy’s rallying women to share their own stories in favor of .

Busy Philipps shared a powerful tweet Tuesday night that included the hashtag “#youknowme,” to encourage women to share their own stories.

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On her show, Busy revealed she had an when she was a teen.

“I had an when I was 15 years old, and I’m telling you this because I’m genuinely really scared for women and girls all over this country, and I think we all need to be talking more and sharing our stories more,” she said.

Jameela Jamil

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Jameela Jamil, who stars on Netflix show The Good Place, also revealed she once had an .

“It was the best decision I have ever made. Both for me, and for the baby I didn’t want, and wasn’t ready for, emotionally, psychologically and financially,” she posted in a tweet on Monday.

 

There are many personal stories in support of #youknowme Twitter users share to show how important it is to have a choice and control of the situation:

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Hollywood and its famous faces are speaking out almost uniformly in support of reproductive rights – here are some of the stars who shared their opinion

Lady Gaga

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Lady Gaga called the move “a travesty” on Wednesday and said she was praying for the women and young girls in the state.

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Ava DuVernay

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DuVernay urged women to speak up in the wake of the Alabama vote.

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Alyssa Milano

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Meanwhile, actress Alyssa Milano, whose #SexStrike proposal didn’t go as planned last week, played it straight by posting a picture of her child and saying, “This is my daughter. Her rights are human rights.”

 

Chris Evans

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Calling the law “absolutely unbelievable,” Chris Evans wrote on Twitter: “This is why voting matters!!”

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John Legend

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“These statehouses are waging all-out war on women and their right to control their reproductive decisions,” wrote singer John Legend. “This is awful.”

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Twitter Users and Many Celebs Share Abortion Stories With #YouKnowMe After Abortion Law in Alabama
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Many actors, athletes, writers and producers slam pols after near-total ban passes the Alabama state’s Senate. The new hashtag which was started by Busy Philipps #YouKnowMe went viral. Here's how people react to the new law.
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