Lady Gaga sends a message to the Supreme Court of the United States: “They better not try to play with gay marriage”
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Lady Gaga speaks out.
On Monday night, the singer continued her Chromatica Ball tour with a performance in Washington, DC, where she decided to send a message to the Supreme Court of the United States.
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« I would like to dedicate this song to all women in America. To all women who now have to worry about their bodies if they get pregnant. I pray that this country speaks out and we won’t stop until it does. won’t be right,” she said in response to the court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade and the federal abortion law.
« I would like to dedicate this song to every woman in America. To every woman who now has to worry about her body if she gets pregnant. I pray this country speaks up and we won’t stop until it has raison ! » – Lady Gaga talks about abortion rights at The #ChromaticaBallDC pic.twitter.com/YjwlC0rg7C
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Gaga then launched into an emotional performance of her hit ‘The Edge of Glory’, pausing at one point to say, « I don’t mean to be depressing, but there’s bullshit that’s more important than the showbusiness. »
Earlier on the show, before performing « Born This Way, » she also responded to the threat of same-sex marriage following the Supreme Court ruling.
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« It may not be the national anthem, but it is our national anthem! » she says about the song. « They better not try to play with gay marriage in this country! »
« They better not try to play with gay marriage in this country! » — Lady Gaga at the show in Washington. #ChromaticaBall @Lady Gagapic.twitter.com/deXSQRU49H
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Gaga is one of many artists who have spoken out about the cancellation of Roe v. Wade, including Taylor Swift and Olivia Rodrigo.