Recalling past trauma can be hard, but Milla Jovovich knows her voice can be amplified, and possibly change minds.
The Hellboy star is opening up about an emergency abortion she had two years ago, when she suddenly went into “pre term labor.” Her reason for sharing now is the fact that Georgia, and five other states have all signed bills that essentially control the choices a woman can make with her body.
We know, completely disgusting.
Georgia’s bill, which recently made headlines, bans abortion after a heartbeat is detected and opens females up to prosecution if they chose to have one in state illegally or out of state. Alabama’s bill, which was passed by the Senate Tuesday night and is on the Governor’s desk now, bans abortion altogether — except for cases of a “serious health risk” to the mother — and punishes doctors with up to 99 years in prison if they chose to perform them.
In case you’re not a women or have never been pregnant, most ladies have no idea they’d even test positive at six weeks. ESPECIALLY if they aren’t actively trying. We know — this is some Handmaid’s Tale s**t.
The 43-year-old actress, completely aware of this atrocity, shared powerful words alongside the (above) picture:
“I don’t like to get political and I try to only do it if a really have to and this is one of those times. If someone doesn’t want to continue reading, you have been warned.
Our rights as women to obtain safe abortions by experienced doctors are again at stake. Last Tuesday, Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signed a draconian bill into law that outlaws all abortions after six weeks — before most women even realize they’re pregnant — including in cases of RAPE OR INCEST.
This makes Georgia the sixth state to pass such a restrictive six-week abortion ban, joining Ohio, Mississippi, Kentucky, Iowa, and North Dakota. These laws haven’t been passed yet, but lawmakers in these