Lizzo donates $500,000 to abortion organizations after Roe vs. Wade

Hours after the Supreme Court ruled to annul Roe v. Wade this June 24, Lizzo took to Twitter and announced that he is partnering with Live Nation to make a significant donation to Planned Parenthood.

“I’m pledging $500k from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood, Live Nation has agreed to match, to make it $1 MILLION”


“The most important thing is the action and the loud voices. @plannedparenthood @abortionfunds and organizations like them will need funds to continue offering services to people most harmed by this ban”, she announced about her contribution to the fight.

She continued, “Black and women of color have historically had disproportionately less access to family planning resources. This is a huge loss, but it’s not new.”

the grammy winner He also encouraged his fans to donate and sign the Bans Off My Body petition.organized by Planned Parenthood as “a rallying cry for autonomy and equality.”

The landmark ruling undoes a nearly 50-year precedent in the US that made abortion a constitutional right.

While Lizzo and Live Nation’s action was one of the first sizable donations from the entertainment world, theirs weren’t the only voices to disagree with the Supreme Court’s ruling.

The decision has been condemned by politicians, women’s rights groups, world leaders and other high-profile figures, with US President Joe Biden describing it as a “tragic mistake” that puts the health and safety at risk. women’s lives.

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