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Tiffany Haddish Postpones Atlanta Stand-Up Show Over Abortion Law

Tiffany Haddish Postpones Atlanta Stand-Up Show Over Abortion Law

Tiffany Haddish added joined growing Hollywood backlash against Georgia’s abortion law on Saturday, announcing that she is postponing a stand-up show in Atlanta to protest the recently-signed law banning abortions after a fetal heartbeat is detected.

The Fox Theatre, which was scheduled to hold the show on June 22, is offering refunds to ticket holders.

“After much deliberation, I am postponing my upcoming show in Atlanta. I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women and until they withdraw Measure HB481, I cannot in good faith perform there,” Haddish said in a statement. Representatives for the comedian did not immediately respond to a request from TheWrap for further comment.

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Georgia has become a major filming location in recent years thanks to a tax credit program that allows productions to recoup up to 30% of direct spending in the state.

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