'Abort the Supreme Court': Rage Against the Machine display pro-abortion rights messages in concert

Band to donate $475K to reproductive rights groups in Wisconsin, Illinois after Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

ByJoseph Olbrycht-Palmer, Storyful
Monday, July 11, 2022
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Facing mounting pressure from abortion rights supporters to take more forceful action on abortion, President Biden signed an executive order Friday aimed at preserving abortion acc

Rage Against the Machine displayed pro-abortion rights messages during part of their first show in 11 years in East Troy, Wisconsin, on Saturday, July 9.

Footage by Twitter user @thesonofstan shows the band performing their song Freedom as the messages appear on a screen behind them.

The screen reads: "Forced birth in a country that is the only wealthy country in the world without any guaranteed paid parental leave at the national level. Forced birth in a country where Black birth-givers experience maternal mortality two to three times higher than that of white birth-givers. Forced birth in a country where gun violence is the number one cause of death among children and teenagers. ABORT THE SUPREME COURT."

In late June, Rage Against The Machine said it would donate $475,000 to reproductive rights groups in Wisconsin and Illinois, following the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade.

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