Ariana Grande is the following main artist to financially assist Deliberate Parenthood. On the heels of a slew of extremely restrictive anti-abortion legal guidelines in conservative states, the Sweetener singer has donated the proceeds from final week’s live performance in Atlanta to assist be sure that individuals have entry to secure and authorized abortions.
Following her June eighth present, Grande donated round $250,000 to the ladies’s well being group, in response to Folks. As Deliberate Parenthood president, Dr. Leana Wen, famous, “Ariana Grande’s beneficiant donation comes at a important time — in Georgia and throughout the nation, anti-women’s well being politicians try to ban all secure, authorized abortion… This isn’t what the American individuals need, neither is it one thing they’ll stand for.”
“Because of inspiring assist like hers, Deliberate Parenthood can proceed to struggle again — within the courts, in Congress, in state homes, and within the streets — towards these harmful assaults on individuals’s well being and lives… We’re so grateful to Ariana for her longstanding dedication to supporting girls’s rights and standing with Deliberate Parenthood to defend entry to reproductive well being care. We received’t cease preventing — it doesn’t matter what.”
Grande is just not the one A-lister talking out towards the current inflow of challenges to the longstanding constitutional abortion rights granted by Roe v. Wade. In Could, Travis Scott donated the merch gross sales from his look at Hangout Music Competition to Deliberate Parenthood. Tons of celebrities — together with Rihanna, Woman Gaga, Kacey Musgraves, Lizzo, and others — have spoken out, whereas Hollywood studios and over 100 actors have introduced a boycott of tasks in Georgia if anti-abortion laws goes into impact.