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Georgia Governor Puts Hollywood Trip On Hold After “Heartbeat Bill” Signing

Georgia Governor Puts Hollywood Trip On Hold After “Heartbeat Bill” Signing

Hollywood has done little so far to protest Georgia’s new anti-abortion law known as the “heartbeat” bill, which Gov. Brian Kemp signed into law last week. Still, a studio source has confirmed to Deadline Kemp has postponed an upcoming trip to Los Angeles where he was to meet with film and TV executives and tout Georgia’s lucrative tax credits which currently see 38 productions shooting in the Peach State.

Kemp’s press secretary Cody Hall said Tuesday that the governor will be touring Peach state production studios “to meet with employees and reaffirm his commitment to the film industry in our state.” Hall added that “We have confirmed a date to go out to La this fall.”

Back in March, before Kemp signed into law Hb 481, which bans most abortions in the state after the first six weeks of pregnancy, the WGA said that “This law would make Georgia

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