Lizzo has announced she and her concert tour producer Live Nation are donating $1 million to Planned Parenthood after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe vs. Wade. The reversal of the landmark 1973 abortion decision Friday pushes the question of legality back to individual states.
Lizzo tweeted: “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.”
Live Nation confirmed the news in a separate tweet titled “We Stand With Women.” The post also said the company will cover travel expenses for employees who want/need to have abortions outside of their home states; will bail out employees arrested while protesting peacefully; and will promote voter registration to increase turnout for elections that could impact issues pertaining to abortion.
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