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Lizzo and Live Nation pledge $1 million to support abortion access

Lizzo's feeling mad as hell at the Supreme Court, and she's doing something about it. The singer announced on social media that she and Live Nation will donate $1 million to support access to reproductive health care following the court's decision on Friday overturning Roe v. Wade. "The most important...
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Capital Region reacts to reversal of Roe v. Wade

Pro-abortion rights protests and rallies happened across the Capital Region Friday in response to the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Hundreds, including Lieutenant Governor Antonio Delgado, gathered outside the Capitol Friday night.
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Lizzo and Live Nation Donate $1 Million to Support Abortion-Rights Groups

Click here to read the full article. Lizzo and Live Nation will donate $1 million from the singer’s upcoming “Special” tour to support abortion access groups, after the the Supreme Court’s galvanizing decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. “I’m pledging $500k from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation agreed to match— to make it 1 MILLION dollars,” Lizzo tweeted on Friday. I’m pledging $500k from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights. Live Nation agreed to match— to make it 1 MILLION dollars — FOLLOW @YITTY (@lizzo) June 24, 2022 After initially announcing that the money would go to Planned Parenthood, she...
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Lizzo and Live Nation Donate $1 Million to Abortion Funds After SCOTUS Overturns Roe v. Wade

Lizzo is taking action after the Supreme Court of the United States overturned Roe v. Wade. On June 24, the “Grrls” rapper announced that she has partnered with Live Nation to donate a total of one million dollars to Planned Parenthood and other abortion funds in the wake of the court's distressing attack on body autonomy and human rights. In a TikTok video announcing her pledge, Lizzo revealed that she will personally be donating $500,000 to various organizations while the entertainment company agreed to match that amount.
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Lizzo and Live Nation Pledge $1 Million to Abortion Rights Organizations

Following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, Lizzo has pledged to donate $500,00 of proceeds from her upcoming Special tour to Planned Parenthood and abortion rights organizations. The singer announced the decision in a tweet last night (June 24), hours after news of the ruling broke. She also revealed that concert promoter and venue operator Live Nation will match her donation, making the total pledge $1 million. Find social media statements from Lizzo and Live Nation below.
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MSNBC

Abortion rights activists offer suggestions on how to fight for reproductive freedoms

26 states are expected to outlaw or severely restrict abortions now that the Roe V. Wade has been overturned. Access to abortion will be tougher to come by for millions of Americans. But Sarah Stoesz, longtime President and CEO of Planned Parenthood North Central States says, “the map looks terrible, but there are still states where abortion is safe and legal.” Robin Marty, Operations Director of West Alabama Women’s Center, says there’s still plenty the public can do to fight for abortion rights.June 25, 2022.
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News 12

Planned Parenthood to kick off NYC's Pride March in Manhattan

New York City Pride announced that Planned Parenthood will be featured in the kick-off of Sunday's Pride March. This comes after the Supreme Court decided to overturn Roe v. Wade, giving states the ability to ban abortion. NYC Pride says, "This dangerous decision puts millions in harm’s way, gives government...
NEW YORK CITY, NY

Planned Parenthood vow to continue offering services after Supreme Court decision

Planned Parenthood are vowing to continue offering services to women after the Supreme Court ruled to overturn Roe v Wade and remove the constitutional right to abortion across the US.Kate Smith, a spokesperson for the organisation, spoke on Friday evening, following the decision.“26 states - we’re anticipating - will no longer have abortion access. But our message to our patients and supporters all over the world is that we will not back down,” she said.“We believe in the legal right to abortion and we will help every single person to express that right.”Sign up for our newsletters. Read More US prepares for potential end of Roe v Wade - liveWhen will there be a Roe v Wade decision?Why these prosecutors are refusing to enforce anti-abortion laws
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A Lil’ Positivity: Lizzo Partners With Live Nation For $1 Million Donation To Planned Parenthood

After yesterday’s news of the Supreme Court overturning Roe V Wade, Lizzo teamed up with Live Nation for a donation of $1 million. Yesterday was a sad day in the United States as Roe V Wade was overturned weeks after a leaked opinion stated it would happen. If you’ve been on social media, you’ve seen the outrage, the hurt, and the anger. Protests have already started from the East coast to the West coast and resources have been spread far and wide with everyone stepping up in this sad time.
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fox5ny.com

NYC Pride adds Planned Parenthood to NYC Pride March

NEW YORK - NYC Pride announced Saturday that Planned Parenthood would be the the first group to lead the 2022 NYC Pride March on Sunday. "Planned Parenthood will be the first group to step off at noon on Sunday, June 26," NYC Pride said in a statement. "Yesterday's Supreme Court decision overturning nearly five decades of protections and reproductive freedom is devastating. This dangerous decision puts millions in harm's way, gives government control over our individual freedom to choose, and sets a disturbing precedent that puts many other constitutional rights and freedoms in jeopardy."
NEW YORK CITY, NY
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