Patricia Arquette says suburban moms want daughters to have 'right to safe abortions' amid ACB Senate hearing
Celebrities in Hollywood have consistently shown their support for women's choice to get an abortion
Actress Patricia Arquette, in a statement on Wednesday, October 14, spoke on behalf of suburban women in the country, stating that they want their daughters to have the right to safe abortion. Arquette made the statement on Twitter to her 470,000 followers, writing: "The majority of suburban women want their daughters to have the right to chose and to have access to a safe abortion if they need one."
Celebrities in Hollywood have consistently shown their support for women's choice to get an abortion. Actress Michelle Williams, during the 77th Golden Globes earlier this year, had suggested that the freedom to choose what women do with their bodies was one of the reasons why she was able to win a golden globe. “I’m grateful for the acknowledgment for the choices I’ve made and I’m also grateful to live in a moment in our society where choice exists because as women and as girls, things can happen to our bodies that are not our choice,” said Williams.
The majority of suburban women want their daughters to have the right to chose and to have access to a safe abortion if they need one.— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) October 14, 2020
"I’ve tried my very best to live a life of my own making and not just the series of events that happen to you but one that I can stand back and look at and recognize my handwriting all over, sometimes messy and scrawling, sometimes careful and precise, but one that I have carved with my own hand and I wouldn’t have been able to do this without employing a woman’s right to choose," she had added.
Arquette’s tweet comes as Judge Amy Coney Barrett is making her way through her Supreme Court confirmation process in the Senate. Barrett has previously expressed anti-abortionist views. Barrett, during her 12-hour confirmation hearing on Tuesday, October 13, had mostly evaded the Democratic senators' efforts to pin down her views on the Affordable Care Act, abortion rights, gay marriage and a possible election-related case. The judge consistently argued that she might view issues differently as a sitting justice regardless of her history of taking conservative stances on legal writings. “I have not made any commitments or deals or anything like that,” she told the Senate Judiciary Committee. “I’m not here on a mission to destroy the Affordable Care Act. I’m just here to apply the law and adhere to the rule of law.”
Arquette, who is also a Trump critic, had attacked the Republican in June, calling him an "illegitimate president" while also accusing House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) of turning America into a "cheapo Russian colony". “Reminder — Donald Trump is not the legitimate President of the United States. He never has been. He never will be,” the Oscar-winning actress had tweeted.
The actress had also proposed to insurance companies that they should stop covering Covid-19 patients who were found not to have worn a mask in public. "I think the government and insurance companies need to say If you get Covid-19 and were found not to wear your mask in public then YOU PAY YOUR MEDICAL BILLS," she had tweeted.
Reminder- Donald Trump is not the legitimate President of the Unites States. He never has been . He never will be.— Patricia Arquette (@PattyArquette) July 6, 2020