On the final day of the legislative session, actress Alyssa Milano and several local film and television workers held a press conference in opposition to a bill that would effectively end abortion in Georgia around 6 weeks into pregnancy.
Last Friday, the House narrowly sent HB 481 to Gov. Brian Kemp’s desk after it garnered one vote more than needed to pass.
The controversial measure would outlaw most abortions once a doctor detects a heartbeat around six weeks into pregnancy, and establish fetal personhood.
After delivering a letter to Kemp’s office, Milano read the letter to a crowd of onlookers in the state Capitol.
“We’ve been glad to bring billions of dollars in revenue to support charter schools, parks and communities,” Milano said, listing benefits