Tiffany Haddish Cancels Comedy Show in Atlanta Over Abortion Ban

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Tiffany Haddish arrives for the CinemaCon 2019 – Warner Brothers Presentation on April 02, 2019 in Las Vegas, NV (Shutterstock)).

Comedian Tiffany Haddish postponed her June 22 show in Atlanta, Georgia because of the state’s controversial abortion law.

The actress and comedian said in a statement to CNN on June 15 that she will not perform at the Fox Theatre because of Georgia’s heartbeat bill, also known as HB 481. The law bans abortions after six weeks of pregnancy, after a fetal heartbeat is detected, the law states.

“After much deliberation, I am postponing my upcoming show in Atlanta. I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women and until they withdraw Measure HB 481, I cannot in good faith perform there,” Haddish said in a statement to the news station.

A spokesperson from Brave Publication Relations, which represents the Fox Theatre, told CNN that those…

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  • jerio88

    Good for you, Tiffany — although I’d expect nothing less from you! Thanks for standing up for ALL women against the tyranny of male power.

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