Alyssa Milano Mocked for ‘Intercourse Strike’ over Professional-Life Invoice

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Actress Alyssa Milano introduced a “intercourse strike” Friday on Twitter in response to Georgia’s new fetal heartbeat invoice.

The legislation, signed by Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp on Tuesday, prohibits abortion after medical doctors can detect a heartbeat in an unborn little one, which is often round six weeks gestation. Within the case of rape or incest, or if the being pregnant put the mom’s life in peril, the legislation permits an exception.

“Georgia is a state that values life,” Kemp mentioned. “We get up for many who are unable to talk for themselves.”

The legislation has already acquired backlash from pro-abortion figures in Hollywood, with 4 corporations pledging to boycott the state for brand new movie and TV productions, The Wrap reported.

Milano, an outspoken feminist and abortion activist, known as for her followers to affix her in a “intercourse strike” to protest the brand new legislation.

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“Our reproductive rights are being erased,” Milano tweeted. “Till ladies have authorized management over our personal our bodies we simply can not danger being pregnant. JOIN ME by not having intercourse till we get bodily autonomy again.”

Some expressed help for Milano’s boycott, referencing the traditional Greek play, “Lysistrata,” by which the primary character convinces different ladies to withhold intercourse from their husbands till they comply with finish the Peloponnesian Conflict.

Professional-life Twitter customers discovered Milano’s concept ironic, contemplating it’s primarily pro-life advocates who argue for abstinence if somebody isn’t keen to have a toddler.

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Many on the left have been additionally not on board with Milano’s proposal.

“The concept of a #SexStrike – the place intercourse is one thing males search and ladies withhold – is identical regressive mannequin of sexuality that Republican males use to legislate! No thanks,” wrote feminist author Jessica Valenti.

Feminist Imani Gandy tweeted, “Alyssa Milano is again being ridiculous once more I see. What’s a intercourse strike going to do apart from reinforce patriarchal notions that girls have intercourse solely to please males?”

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