Madonna took to Instagram on Sunday to share her ‘deep despair’ after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v Wade on Friday
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Madonna revealed her “deep despair” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, ending guaranteed abortion rights in the state.
The Grammy Award-winning icon, 63, took to Instagram on Sunday to share her disappointment at the ruling and admit that she was “scared” for the future of her four daughters, including hers. even Lourdes Leon.
She wrote to her 18.3 million followers: “I woke up [Friday] to the horrifying news that Roe v. Wade has been overturned and the law has decided that we no longer have the right to be women in our bodies.
“This decision has plunged me and every other woman in this country into deep despair. Now the supreme court has decided that women’s rights are no longer constitutional rights. In fact, they are. I have less rights [than] a gun. I am so scared for my daughters. “
The Like a Pray singer continued, “I’m scared of all women in America. I’m simply scared.
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“I guess God has put this on our shoulders right now because he knows we’re strong enough to bear the weight. Strong enough to fight! Strong enough to pull through.
“And so we’ll pass! We’ll find a way to make it federal law to protect abortion rights!”
She ended her lengthy post by asking, “Are you ladies ready to fight?”
Along with a snap with Lourdes, Madonna also shared a snap of herself with her 16-year-old daughter Chifundo Mercy James Ciccone, whom she adopted from Malawi in 2009.
Her words were warmly received by her followers, who took to the comments section of the post to commend her.
Among those responding was Julia Fox, who simply commented with three emojis with love heart eyes.
Naomi Campbell also went the emoji route, sharing a string of loving hearts, as did Jerrod Blandino.
Steven Klein was also on board with the star and replied: “Let the war begin.
“What [it] talk about freedom? Guns transcend women’s rights.
“The guns will be pointed at us soon enough.”
Madonna is just one of many stars using their platform to share their displeasure over the verdict.
Green Day singer Billie Joe Armstrong blasted “f*** America” during a recent performance in London.
The 50-year-old told the audience: “F*** America. I’m giving up my citizenship. I’m coming here.
“There are too many idiots in the world to go back to that miserable excuse for a country.”
And Olivia Rodrigo also took to the stage at Glastonbury over the weekend and joined Lily Allen, who dedicated her song F *** You to the Supreme Court Justices.
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