Alyssa Milano isn’t the only celebrity speaking out against a new wave of legislation restricting abortion rights. After Alabama’s State Senate passed a bill banning nearly all abortions, including those necessitated by cases of rape or incest, actor Chris Evans took to Twitter to slam the “absolutely unbelievable” news. The Avengers: Endgame star, who has made no secret of his disdain for Donald Trump, also said these restrictions would put Roe v. Wade at risk and urged his fans to vote.
The actor’s fans praised him for speaking up on behalf of abortion rights — though he also got called out for his recent meet-and-greet with Republican congressman Dan Crenshaw of Texas, who is anti-abortion.
Yo Cap, you dealt with time travel. Any chance you can help get Alabama out of the 1800’s?
— Scott Welsh (@SHW11990) May 15, 2019
Thank you for using your voice and your platform for this. It’s really important.
— Chris Evans Brasil (@chrisevansbrcom) May 15, 2019
Captain America for President.
— Matthew Morrissey (@A21starman) May 15, 2019
Even Captain America knows banning abortion is completely wrong. 🙁
— ana gé. (@anag_g) May 15, 2019
WE LOVE A WOKE AND INTELLECTUAL KING
— ⍟ sara ⎊ (@ironparkerca) May 15, 2019
And this is why Chris Pratt was clearly NOT the best Chris in Endgame.
— michael levine (@michaellevine2) May 15, 2019
Other stars shared Evans’s outrage. Actress Milla Jovovich reacted by sharing her “horrific” abortion experience, while the likes of Sarah Silverman, Jameela Jamil and Ava DuVernay slammed Alabama’s legislation on social media.
If men got pregnant there would be walk in abortion clinics on every corner~ birth control would be sold in pharmacy dispensers, corporations would include pregnancy termination with their benefits, and every sizable company would have its own quality child care center.
— Holland Taylor (@HollandTaylor) May 14, 2019
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