Lady Gaga, Chris Evans and More Celebs React to Alabama Abortion Ban

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Hollywood is taking a stand. 

Celebs like Lady Gaga, Chris Evans, Alyssa Milano, Andy Cohen, Janelle Monae, Ava DuVernay and more celebs are speaking out in response to Alabama's recent ban on abortion. 

On Tuesday, Alabama's Senate passed the most restrictive abortion bill in the country. If not blocked, the law mandates that doctors who perform abortions at any stage of pregnancy will face a minimum sentence of 10 years in prison  -- and a maximum of 99 years, or life, in prison. An attempted motion to add an amendment allowing abortion in the case of rape or incest failed. According to CNN, cases where the mother's life is at risk, or if the unborn child has a lethal anomaly, are the only exceptions to the law. 

"It is an outrage to ban abortion in Alabama period, and all the more heinous that it excludes those [who] have been raped or experiencing incest non-consensual or not," Gaga wrote in a passionate message on Twitter on Wednesday. "So there's a higher penalty for doctors who perform these operations than for most rapists? This is a travesty and I pray for all these women and young girls who will suffer at the hands of this system." 

"This is absolutely unbelievable. If you’re not worried about roe v wade, you’re not paying attention. This is why voting matters!!" Evans tweeted.

Rihanna also wrote, "Take a look. these are the idiots making decisions for WOMEN in America. Governor Kay Ivey...SHAME ON YOU!!!!."

See more reactions below. 

Alabama's abortion bill comes just weeks after Georgia's controversial "heartbeat bill," which says that abortion as early as six weeks into pregnancy can be criminalized. Busy Philipps, among other stars, has been incredibly outspoken about the law. 


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