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Rapper Offset compares Alabama abortion law to slavery, says that he is not proud to be an American

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Rapper Offset of the group Migos has slammed Alabama’s controversial abortion law, to compare it with slavery.

The rapper unloaded on Twitter on Saturday evening, criticized Alabama’s law, that the law prohibits abortion at any stage and it is not possible an exemption for victims of rape or incest. Abortion will only be allowed in the state should the pregnancy pose a life threatening risk for the health of the mother, it must be applied in 2020.

“The new legislation is slavory [sic],” Offset wrote. “To force a rape victim to keep a child SLAVORY I’m NOT too PROUD TO SAY IM FROM AMERICA!!! [sic],” he continued.

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Rapper Offset of the group Migos has slammed Alabama’s controversial abortion law, to compare with the slavery
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Offset, four children of his own, including a daughter with wife and fellow hip-hop artist Cardi B, drew support and criticism for his comments on the music and the politics.

CJ Pearson, an African-American political activist headlines for his criticism of the former President Barack Obama, sparred with the rapper about his views on Twitter.

“Between cheating on your wife @iamcardib – I hope that you take the time to pick up a dictionary,” he wrote, referring to widespread allegations that Offset was unfaithful to his wife. “It is slavery, not ‘slavory.’ And if you are not proud to be an American: leave, ‘ he went on.

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“Between ur time you should look at yourself in the mirror and ask ourselves why you as a black men support republicans and trump people who a f—k about abortions more than black men to kill and aimed by the police [sic],” Offset wrote in a comment. Bless up brother,” he added. In another tweet, Offset, said he misspelled a word in his original tweet because he was so angry.

Among those back-Offset was famed producer Mike-Will-Made-It, with the argument that the rapper has a right to speak out for what he believes.

Others added that it was refreshing to see a hip-hop artist that is not often voice political opinions of the support of women and their right to choose. A number of other celebrities have spoken out in criticism of the law, including rappers Lupe Fiasco and Waka Flocka Flame, John Legend, Chelsea Handler, Michael Rapaport, and Barbara Streisand.

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Alabama’s controversial law was seen as a direct hit on the federal decision of Roe v. Wade, which gave women the right to abortion as protected by their constitutional right to privacy. The law is expected to be up to the Supreme Court for further decision.

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