Politics

Video: Pro-Choice Campaign 'Draw the Line' Features Meryl Streep and Other Celebs

| by Michael Allen

The Center for Reproductive Rights has launched a celebrity campaign called 'Draw The Line,' which asks Americans to sign a "Bill of Reproductive Rights" in support of access to abortion and contraception.

The 'Draw The Line' campaign features celebrities: Meryl Streep, Kevin Bacon, Amy Poehler, Lisa Kudrow, Sarah Silverman, Billy Crudup, and Caroline Kennedy.

One video (below) opens with Kevin Bacon and his wife, Kyra Sedgwick, reading an article about an unnamed Republican Georgia lawmaker who compares women to farm animals.

They then sign the sign the Bill of Reproductive Rights, which guarantees women "the right to make our own decisions about our reproductive health and future... the right to a full range of safe, affordable, and readily accessible reproductive health care, including pregnancy care, preventive services, contraception, abortion, and fertility treatment... the right to be free from discrimination in access to reproductive health care."

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Another video (below) features Meryl Streep describing how abortion clinics are being shut down across the nation: "They're making it nearly impossiple for women to get the essential healthcare they need."