‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Cast Teams Up With Planned Parenthood For PSA On Abortion Rights: ‘This Is Our Reality’

ET Canada | 6/12/2019 | Staff
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Gilead is closer to reality than you think. But it doesn't have to be. BAZAAR.com teams up with Planned Parenthood (@ppact) and the cast of @HandmaidsonHulu—@elisabethmossofficial, #AnnDowd, @whododatlikedat, @amandabrugel, @madbrew, #BradleyWhitford, & @maxminghella—to support the fight for abortion care and denounce attacks on women's healthcare in America. #stopthebans

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Throughout the two-minute video, Elisabeth Moss (June), Samira Wiley, (Moira), Ann Dowd (Aunt Lydia), Madeline Brewer (Janine), Amanda Brugel (Rita), Max Minghella (Nick), and Bradley Whitford (Commander Lawrence) talk about the importance of reproductive healthcare and why restricting safe, legal access is detrimental to our country.

“We are in a public health crisis. This is not Gilead. This is not ‘The Handmaid’s Tale’,” the cast explains. “This is not a book. This is not a TV show. This is America. This is our reality.”

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“Access to reproductive care is under attack,” the stars add. “Denying access to safe, legal abortion care is dangerous and deadly. Banning abortion is not going to stop abortion; banning abortions will only stop safe, legal abortions. Access to safe and legal abortion is a constitutional right.”

The cast encourages their fans to start making a difference on their own by texting RESIST to 22422, where you’ll learn more about Planned Parenthood’s fight to safeguard abortion access and preserve the quality of women’s healthcare. Watch below:

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The video is in response to recent abortion legislation and politicians like Georgia Governor Brian Kemp, who signed a law last month that would ban abortion as soon as doctors can detect a heartbeat, as early as six weeks, before some women are even aware they’re pregnant. If the law is passed, physicians would be required to...
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