Pregnant actress celebrates abortion in Golden Globes victory speech

A pregnant actress has championed anti-life legislation while celebrating her second Golden Globe award by alluding to having an abortion in her acceptance speech, on Sunday, saying she “wouldn’t have been able to do this without employing a woman’s right to choose.”

After collecting the Best Performance by an Actress in a Limited Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television award for her role in Fosse/Verdon, Michelle Williams used her speech to push her pro-abortion views.

“I’ve tried my very best to live a life of my own making and not just a series of events that happened to me, but one that I can stand back and look at and recognize my handwriting all over,” she told the audience in Los Angeles, California.

She continued: “Sometimes, messy and scrawling, sometimes careful and precise. But one that I had carved with my own hand, and I wouldn’t have been able to do this without employing a woman’s right to choose […] when to have my children, and with whom”

Delivering a wider plea for women to vote for pro-abortion candidates in this year’s US election, she said: “Women, 18 to 118, when it is time to vote, please do so in your own self-interest. It’s what men have been doing for years, which is why the world looks so much like them. But don’t forget, we are the largest voting body in this country. Let’s make it look more like us.”

Actress Busy Philipps, who ‘shouted her abortion’ in response to the State of Georgia’s pro-life heartbeat bill, was shown wiping tears away while Williams spoke and award presenter, Tiffany Haddish, could be heard shouting, “Preach!” before the audience applauded the speech.

Williams is set to benefit financially from her promotion of abortion as she will have a leading role in the pro-abortion film titled This Is Jane about an underground network responsible for over 10,000 illegal abortions in the 60s and 70s. 

She is currently expecting her first child with fiancé Thomas Kail and is mother to 14-year-old Matilda, whom she had with the late Heath Ledger.

A spokesperson for Right To Life UK, Catherine Robinson said:

“It is a sad reflection of our society that women feel the need to undergo an abortion to have a successful career and is one of the reasons why better support for pregnant women and a call to end maternity discrimination formed a key part of our Both Lives Pledge election campaign.

“In 2020 and beyond, we will be calling on the Government to support women in the workplace by backing policies designed to end discrimination of pregnant and new mothers.

“The Equality Act 2010 was supposed to end discrimination in the workplace, but evidence has emerged that pregnant women and mothers still face high levels of discrimination.

“Findings from interviews conducted with over 3,000 employers and over 3,000 mothers show that an alarming 77% of women report having ‘a negative or possibly discriminatory experience during pregnancy, maternity leave, and/or on return from maternity leave.’  More specifically, ‘half of mothers […] described a negative impact on their opportunity, status or job security,’ and ‘20% reported financial loss as a result of their pregnancy.’

“Experiencing pregnancy and maternity discrimination could result in a scenario where women have to pick between being discriminated but financially secure, or leaving their job and struggling financially. No woman should have to make this choice, which is why we’re working with pro-life MPs to end maternity discrimination.

“Our analysis of the make-up of the new parliament indicates that, with your support, this is possible, as the number of pro-life MPs has increased while the pro-abortion lobby has lost a large number of MPs. While this is positive, the threat of the introduction of an extreme abortion law has not gone away. The Domestic Abuse Bill will be back and the abortion lobby will be back in force, ready to amend it with the aim of introducing an extreme abortion law to England and Wales.”

Abortion was the leading cause of death worldwide in 2019, ending the lives of over 42 million unborn babies

Over 42 million abortions took place globally in 2019 according to new figures that found abortion to be the single largest cause of death. 

The statistics, compiled by tracking service Worldometers, counted approximately 42.4 million abortions took place last year.

In comparison, the organisation which does not include abortion in its mortality rates found the number of deaths attributed to all other causes is approximately 58.6 million, making abortions, in our calculations, account for 42% of all deaths worldwide in 2019.

In comparison, Worldometers found the number of death attributed to all other causes – excluding abortions – was approximately 58.6 million. If abortion rates were included in these figures, it would make terminations, by our calculation, account for 42% of all deaths worldwide in 2019.

The number of deaths caused by abortion far outweighs every other cause, with death due to disease accounting for 12.9% of the total (13 million) and cancer 8.1% (8.2 million).

Additionally, Worldometers found that just under a quarter of all pregnancies (22 percent) were ended by abortion in 2019 and for every 33 live births, ten unborn babies were aborted.

The independent site performs extensive research and collects data from Governments and reputable organizations “with the goal of making world statistics available in a thought-provoking and time relevant format to a wide audience around the world.”

Its data has been published in over 2,000 scientific journals, has been used by the BBC and the UN, and has been verified by independent fact-checking website Snopes which, rather than dispute the figures last year, argued that abortion should not be considered a “cause of death.”

As of 6 January, Worldometers has already estimated more than 646,000 worldwide abortions so far in 2020.

The most recent abortion statistics for England and Wales revealed that abortion numbers hit a ten-year high in 2018, with 205,295 abortions. This equates to almost 1 in 4 (23.8%) of all pregnancies ending in abortion.

A spokesperson for Right To Life UK, Catherine Robinson said:

“It is heart-breaking that a mother’s womb, which should be one of the safest places for any person, is one of the most dangerous places to be.

“In 2020, and beyond, we will be calling on the Government to urgently bring forward increased support for women with unplanned pregnancies to reduce the tragic number of abortions that happen each year.

“Our analysis of the make-up of the new parliament indicates that, with your support, this is possible, as the number of pro-life MPs has increased while the pro-abortion lobby has lost a large number of MPs. While this is positive, the threat of the introduction of an extreme abortion law has not gone away. The Domestic Abuse Bill will be back and the abortion lobby will be back in force, ready to amend it with the aim of introducing an extreme abortion law to England and Wales.