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Actress reacts to Georgia heartbeat bill with boast that her abortion was the ‘best decision’ she ever made



Actress Jameela Jamil (Photo by Jesse Grant/Getty Images for VICE News)

Actress Jameela Jamil blasted Georgia's new abortion law and admitted that her own abortion was "the best decision [she] ever made."

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The 33-year-old British actress who is most famous for appearing on "The Good Place" tweeted her disgust over Georgia's new "heartbeat" law, which outlaws an abortion once a fetal heartbeat is detected. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) signed The Living Infants Fairness and Equality Act into law earlier in May.

In her tweet, the actress hysterically skewered the law as "inhumane" and boasted of her own experience with pregnancy — and subsequent abortion.

"This anti-abortion law in Georgia is so upsetting, inhumane, and blatantly demonstrative of a hatred of women, a disregard for our rights, bodies, mental health, and essentially a punishment for rape victims, forcing to carry the baby of their rapist," Jamil complained.

"I had an abortion when I was young, and it was the best decision I have ever made," she added. "Both for me, and for the baby I didn't want, and wasn't ready for, emotionally, psychologically and financially. So many children will end up in foster homes. So many lives ruined. So very cruel."

Jamil claimed the new law will also fill foster homes to capacity and children will not be supervised and cared for as they should.

She wrote, "Ps.. this isn't any diss at ALL to foster homes. I'm in awe of people who take in children in need of a family and a home: but if Georgia becomes inundated with children who are unwanted or unable to be cared for, it will be hard to find great fostering for them all."

The actress concluded her rant by explaining that the new law also targets "marginalized" women.

"The anti-abortion law is also especially targeted at those without the means/ability to move state," she insisted. "Women who are marginalized, poor or disabled will, as ever, be the ones to suffer the most. The wealthy will have so much more freedom."

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