Actress Alyssa Milano is asking her followers to participate in a sex strike to protest anti-abortion laws, and folks had a lot to say about it.
On Friday night, the star took to Twitter to call for a sex strike. The move came after Gov. Brian Kemp signed one of the nation’s strictest anti-abortion bills, which outlaws most abortions once a doctor can detect a fetus’ “heartbeat.” That’s usually around the six-week mark and before most women know they’re pregnant.
Milano tweeted, “Our reproductive rights are being erased. Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy. JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back. I’m calling for a #SexStrike. Pass it on.”
Although her post garnered lots of attention, people weren’t quick to join the movement. Several said they “hated” the idea, calling it “divisive” and “counterproductive.”
Some responded with sarcasm and even turned the tables on Milano, labeling her and the strike as pro-life, not pro-choice.
On the other hand, some supported Milano. They agreed with the strike and vowed to participate in it.