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Rock musicians react to Supreme Court overturning Roe v. Wade


Members of the rock community are speaking out after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Friday morning in a ruling ending the fundamental right to abortion that has been the law for almost 50 years. Here are some of the reactions:

Pearl Jam: “No one, not the government, not politicians, not the Supreme Court should prevent access to abortion, birth control, and contraceptives. People should have the FREEDOM to choose. Today’s decision impacts everyone and it will particularly affect poor women who can’t afford to travel to access health care. We will stay active, we will not back down and we will never give up.”

Jack White: “The two party system by proxy puts this clown in a position to pick THREE conservative Supreme Court justices, THREE…Well Trump, you took the country backwards 50 years. I hope your dad is smiling and waving down on you from heaven, while his other hand holds a record of all the abortions you secretly paid for behind closed doors.”

Paramore‘s Hayley Williams: “It still feels impossible to comprehend that we live in a country so divided on basic human rights, namely healthcare and women’s reproductive rights. If recent history shows a pattern — and it does — you’d have to imagine when these children are forcibly brought into this world that this country won’t take care of them but rather teach them to take cover. What are we f***ing doing?”

Disturbed‘s David Draiman: “The government has no business telling anyone what they can and cannot do with their own body. PERIOD. This is a travesty.”

Yungblud: “The Supreme Court just ended a constitutional right to obtain an abortion, saying it should be left to each state to decide, this is horrible! They just took the right to decide about someone’s own body away! we need to speak out. your body, your choice!”

Against Me!‘s Laura Jane Grace: “And yet somehow I fear this year will only get worse.”

Phoebe Bridgers: “F***ing evil.”

FINNEAS: “I don’t even know what to say other than absolutely f*** this.”

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