Saturday night liveLeslie Jones criticized a series of state anti-abortion bills, calling them "war on women" in a Weekend Update segment.
Dressed in a red cape and white cap The story of the maid, she said: "Now we are all maidens … This is how it begins, I am living my life, then I see on the news that a lot of states are trying to prohibit abortion and then they tell me what I can and I can not do Nothing with my body, the next thing you know, I'm in Starbucks and they will not take my credit card because I'm a woman. "
The story of the maid, A 1985 novel that adapted to a program on Hulu, paints a picture of a dystopian future in which fertile women lost their rights and a hyper-religious government forced them to care for the children of the men in charge. The show shows the gradual sliding of stricter and stricter laws that lead to their slavery.
You can see the full speech below:
Jones went on to criticize the senators who voted in favor of last week's abortion law in Alabama, which criminalized almost all abortions in the state, including for victims of rape and incest.
"What made me angry was seeing the 25 senators from Alabama who voted in favor of the abortion ban in Alabama," he said, giving the signal to show the profile photos of the 25 senators. "This looks like a casting call for a Lipitor commercial – this looks like the police picture of everyone arrested in a massage parlor."
"When women have a choice, women have freedom," she exclaimed, provoking a scandalous response from the studio audience.
"The fact that nine states are doing this means that it really is a war against women, and if you are a woman and you feel scared or confused, you should know that you are not alone," she said. "There are so many women out there who support you, especially I. Leslie & # 39;Dracarios That bitch & # 39; Jones. "
(In game of Thrones, the word Dracarios Ask the dragons who spit fire.
The actor who played Missandei on the show expressed support for Jones' speech:
While some Twitter users expressed opinions against abortion in response to the Jones clip circulating online, many people were encouraged to encourage it, too: