Lizzo to donate $500K of tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood which Live Nation will match for $1m

Lizzo vows to donate $500K of her tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood which Live Nation will match for complete of $1million… hours after Roe v. Wade abortion ruling was overturned

  • Lizzo – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson – made the announcement on her Instagram Story on Friday
  • She additionally revealed that Live Nation has agreed to match her beneficiant donation making it a grand complete of $1million
  • Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit group that gives reproductive well being care within the United States and globally
  • The National Network of Abortion Funds builds energy with members to take away monetary and logistical obstacles to abortion entry
  • On Friday, the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization
  • Abortion was routinely outlawed in 18 US states as quickly as Roe v. Wade was overturned, thanks to specially-devised ‘set off legal guidelines’

 Lizzo introduced she will be donating $500K of her upcoming tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Funds hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned.

The singer, 34, made the announcement on her Instagram Story on Friday, the place she revealed that leisure company Live Nation has agreed to match her beneficiant donation making it a grand complete of $1million.

Lizzo wrote: ‘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}. 

Taking a stand: Lizzo (seen in June 2019 at Glastonbury Festival in England) announced that she will be donating $500K of her upcoming tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Funds just hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned

Taking a stand: Lizzo (seen in June 2019 at Glastonbury Festival in England) introduced that she will be donating $500K of her upcoming tour proceeds to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Funds simply hours after Roe v. Wade was overturned

‘The most vital factor is motion & loud voices. @plannedparenthood @abortionfunds & organizations like them— will want funding to proceed providing companies to people who find themselves most harmed by this ban.

‘Black ladies & ladies of colour have traditionally had disproportionately much less entry to household planning resources— this can be a nice loss however not a brand new one.’

Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit group that gives reproductive well being care within the United States and globally. 

The National Network of Abortion Funds builds energy with members to take away monetary and logistical obstacles to abortion entry by centering individuals who have abortions and organizing on the intersections of racial, financial, and reproductive justice. 

On Friday, the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by a vote of 5-4.

‘I’m pledging $500k from my upcoming tour to Planned Parenthood and Abortion Rights’: The 34-year-old Detroit, Minnesota native – born Melissa Viviane Jefferson – made the announcement on her Instagram Story on Friday

‘Black ladies & ladies of colour have traditionally had disproportionately much less entry to household planning resources— this can be a nice loss however not a brand new one’: She additionally revealed that Live Nation has agreed to match her beneficiant donation making it a grand complete of $1million

Planned Parenthood is a nonprofit group that gives reproductive well being care within the United States and globally

Abortion was routinely outlawed in 18 US states as quickly as Roe v. Wade was overturned, thanks to specially-devised ‘set off legal guidelines’ and historic bans that have been routinely reenacted after Friday’s ruling.

Thirteen states ready set off legal guidelines which would routinely outlaw terminations within the occasion of a ruling to overturn Roe v. Wade, which was widely-anticipated.

They are: Arkansas; Idaho; Kentucky; Louisiana; Mississippi; Missouri; North Dakota; Oklahoma; South Dakota; Tennessee; Texas; Utah and Wyoming.

Abortion bans in these states will now change into legislation inside 30 days.

Five different states have additionally now banned terminations, after historic legal guidelines outdated by the 1973 Roe ruling routinely got here again into place.

On Friday, the Supreme Court voted to overturn Roe v. Wade and Planned Parenthood v. Casey in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization by a vote of 5-4 main to many demonstrations together with this one in Washington DC

Among these 5 are two Democrat-governed states – Michigan and Wisconsin.

Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer and Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers have each sought to overturn these bans within the court docket. But they continue to be in place for now, and Planned Parenthood of Wisconsin introduced Friday afternoon that it was suspending terminations whereas awaiting clarification on the legislation.

Other states with newly-re-enacted historic bans are Alabama, Arizona and West Virginia.

Eight different states are additionally set to enact new anti-abortion legal guidelines. Georgia, Iowa and South Carolina all tried to ban abortion after the six-week mark.

Those legal guidelines have been branded unconstitutional, however will doubtless be revisited now Roe has ended. And Florida, Indiana, Montana in addition to Nebraska are all engaged on plans to ban or limit terminations.

A crowd gathered on Friday night in Washington Square Park in New York City

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