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Watch Phoebe Bridgers Focus on Girls’s Rights And Abortion On MSNBC


Phoebe Bridgers has lengthy been a vocal advocate for abortion rights, properly earlier than the Supreme Court docket’s reversal of Roe v. Wade. When the draft opinion leaked in Might, Bridgers shared her personal abortion story, writing, “I had an abortion in October of final yr whereas I used to be on tour. I went to deliberate parenthood the place they gave me the abortion capsule. It was straightforward. Everybody deserves that sort of entry.” Later, throughout her Glastonbury set, Bridgers led the viewers in a chant of “Fuck the Supreme Court docket!” Now, Bridgers is a visitor on MSNBC’s The Beat With Ari Melber, the place she talks with Melber in regards to the erosion of ladies’s rights. In response to Melber asking if she’s seen anybody stroll out of her reveals when she advocates for ladies’s healthcare, Bridgers mentioned: “I’ve solely really seen it a few instances, individuals strolling out. But it surely all the time is validating in a roundabout way. I feel I get fairly self-conscious of getting a fanbase [where] it could possibly really feel like after I discuss I’m preaching to the choir, so it’s good to know {that a} message is attending to any person who disagrees with me.”

“I feel individuals are terrified,” Bridgers continued. “We’ve a greenback of every ticket going to the Mariposa Fund, which is an abortion fund primarily based in Santa Fe, and there’s every kind of issues we are able to do. However I hate that the duty has been thrown on these grassroots organizations as an alternative of the federal government.”

Describing her shock round long-established rights being taken away, Bridgers identified that her youthful followers are much less shocked. “I feel I’ve been raised my entire life pondering, ‘All the pieces’s shifting up! It may possibly solely get higher!’… As a 27-year-old, that’s the way it feels to me,” she mentioned. “However I positively discuss to 20-year-old people who find themselves like, ‘What do you imply? It’s been a trash fireplace since I used to be watching the information with my dad and mom.’”

Watch Bridgers’ interview beneath.



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