Travis Scott Announces Donation To Planned Parenthood After Alabama Performance
Scott said he'd donate all of his merchandise sales to Planned Parenthood during a concert in Alabama on Friday.
May 20, 2019 at 10:18 pm
During a performance on Friday at 2019 Hangout Music Festival in Gulf Shores, Alabama, Travis Scott said he would donate all the money made off of his merchandise to Planned Parenthood.
Although he didn't mention it, the donation is no doubt a response to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey, who signed the nation's most restrictive anti-abortion bill last Wednesday.
“I wanna donate my net profits from my merch today to Planned Parenthood. We feel for those in Alabama," Scott said during his headlining performance.
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"I love you all. I just want everyone to know that love is the strongest thing that we can have. So to anyone out there — man, woman — I wanna dedicate this song to you.”
Dozens of politicians, activists and celebrities have come out against a wave of draconian anti-abortion bills being passed in states across the south.
The crowd got twice as hyped after Travis Scott announced that he’s donating all his merch money from hangout to planned parenthood. Way to look out for Alabama instead of bashing every person in it.— Tequila Sunrise🏜 (@v_e_p_2015) May 18, 2019
The people behind the bills are hoping to eventually have the conservative-leaning Supreme Court take down the Roe v. Wade decision, which originally enshrined a woman's right to choose in 1973.