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Katy Perry and other superstars stage protests over outlawing abortion in US

Katy Perry, Bette Midler and Jessica Chastain were just a few of the many Hollywood stars engaging in social media protests against America's Independence Day on July 4 in the wake of the Supreme Court ruling that overturned Roe v, Wade a week ago.

Katy Perry and other stars protested on July 4

Perry, who gave birth to daughter Daisy with fiance Orlando Bloom more than one year ago, took to Twitter in the early hours of July 4 to acknowledge her arguably most widely used holiday anthem, in addition to women's rights.

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"'Baby you're a firework' is a 10 but women in the US have fewer rights than an actual sparkler smh," she tweeted to her millions of followers, which garnered thousands of reactions almost instantly.

One user quickly fired back, "You supported an anti-abortion mayoral candidate in the last 30 days," and then shared a June 4 tweet from Perry, who promoted billionaire Los Angeles mayoral candidate Rick Caruso "FTW."

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Bette Midler let it be known that Fourth of July was effectively ‘canceled’ after the Supreme Court of the United States' (SCOTUS) decision last month.

She tweeted a meme that read:

"4th of July has been canceled following a shortage of Independence. Sincerely, Women."

The "Beaches" actress continued with: "WOMEN OF THE WORLD! We are being stripped of our rights over our bodies, our lives and even of our name! They don’t call us "women" anymore; they call us "birthing people" or "menstruators", and even "people with vaginas"! Don’t let them erase you! Every human on earth owes you!"

Jessica Chastain flashed her middle fingers online in a photo she captioned, "Happy ‘Independence’ Day from me and my reproductive rights."

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Roe v. Wade, 410 U.S. 113 was a 1973 decision of the U.S. Supreme Court in which the Court ruled that the Constitution of the United States generally protects the liberty to choose to have an abortion. That decision was overturned about ten days ago, and people like Katy Perry are not happy about it.

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