Chris Evans praised for slamming 'absolutely unbelievable' Alabama abortion bill: 'Captain America for president'

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Alyssa Milano isn’t the only celebrity speaking out against a new wave of legislation restricting abortion rights. After Alabama’s State Senate passed a bill banning nearly all abortions, including those necessitated by cases of rape or incest, actor Chris Evans took to Twitter to slam the “absolutely unbelievable” news. The Avengers: Endgame star, who has made no secret of his disdain for Donald Trump, also said these restrictions would put Roe v. Wade at risk and urged his fans to vote.

Chris Evans arrives at the premiere of "Avengers: Endgame" at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Monday, April 22, 2019. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Chris Evans was among the celebrities slamming Alabama's restrictive new abortion legislation. (Photo: Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)

The actor’s fans praised him for speaking up on behalf of abortion rights — though he also got called out for his recent meet-and-greet with Republican congressman Dan Crenshaw of Texas, who is anti-abortion.

Other stars shared Evans’s outrage. Actress Milla Jovovich reacted by sharing her “horrific” abortion experience, while the likes of Sarah Silverman, Jameela Jamil and Ava DuVernay slammed Alabama’s legislation on social media.

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