(LIVE ACTION) – 'Lincoln Lawyer' actor Matthew McConaughey has joined the chorus of Hollywood elite slamming the Texas Heartbeat Act, which restricts abortions in the state once a preborn child's heartbeat is detected (usually at about six weeks).
In an interview with The New York Times, McConaughey slammed the Texas law, which took effect on September 1, with a variety of erroneous talking points.
“I believe it's six weeks," the 'Fools Gold' actor said. “[The] law in Texas feels overly aggressive to me. It doesn't seem to open up any room for a sensible choice to be made at the right time." He continued, “I believe in this – more personal responsibility to make the right choices. And we got to take context with every state, with each situation, each person's situation, each woman's situation. You hear about someone who gets raped. That's not a woman's choice. It's not a place to say 'oh you need to bring that child into this world.' Abortion is one of those places where we're asked as humans to play God, and that's not necessarily our responsibility and our place."
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