Disney Threatens to Boycott Georgia Over Abortion Ban

On May 29, 2019, Disney CEO Robert Iger said that Disney will no longer film in Georgia if its abortion ban goes into effect, LifeNews reported.

Disney CEO Robert Iger

The law protects unborn babies by banning abortions once their heartbeats are detectable, about six weeks. While the pro-life rationale argues that the law is not strict enough because it does not protect unborn babies during their first six months, pro-abortion groups argue that the law is too strict.

“I rather doubt we will [continue shooting in Georgia,]” Iger said.

“I think many people who work for us will not want to work there and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard,” Iger said. “I don’t see how it’s practical for us to continue to shoot there.”

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Georgia is a popular filming location for TV and movies because of its generous tax breaks. Disney recently filmed “Avengers: Endgame” and “Black Panther” there.

Netflix said it also may boycott Georgia for protecting unborn babies from abortions. Dozens of liberal celebrities, including “Star Wars” actor Mark Hamill, said they will also boycott Georgia.

Big companies, including Amazon.com and Coca-Cola Co., also opposed the pro-life law.

Even though liberals are furious over the law, it is limited in its protection of unborn babies. For example, it allows abortion of babies conceived as victims of rape and incest.

The imperfect Georgia law represents a crossroad for Disney. Known worldwide for loving children, Disney’s obligation was not only to support Georgia and ask for a more protective law for unborn babies, but also to boycott radically pro-abortion states like California and New York.

How can Disney propagandize that it loves children when it supports abortion? It is false propaganda.

U.S. states trying to restrict abortion show that they love children. Groups opposing such restriction show that they hate children.

Anyone who likes abortion hates children.

What Disney is showing is that it is a company that loves to profit at the expense of children.

Since Disney, Netflix, Amazon and Coca-Cola are against laws to protect children from abortion, people who love children should boycott them.

With information from LifeNews.

Portuguese version of this article: Disney ameaça boicotar estado americano da Georgia por causa de lei restringindo aborto

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