Who's The Boss? Alyssa Milano Calls For "Sex Strike" To Protest Pro-Life Bill, Gets Mocked

Former Who's The Boss star Alyssa Milano called for a "sex strike" on Friday to protest Georgia's new "heartbeat" bill that Gov. Brian Kemp recently signed into law - banning abortions in the state at six weeks into pregnancy. 

Critics of the bill have argued that many women don't know they're pregnant in the first six weeks, which is roughly when a heartbeat can be detected. 

In response, the feminist former actress turned activist tweeted: "Until women have legal control over our own bodies we just cannot risk pregnancy," adding "JOIN ME by not having sex until we get bodily autonomy back." 

As Fox News' Joseph Wulfsohn notes, "The idea is far from new. In ancient Greece, the playwright Aristophanes wrote "Lysistrata," in which the title character persuades other women to deny their husbands of sex until they end a war. More recently, director Spike Lee's 2015 film, "Chi-Raq," transferred the same idea to modern-day Chicago and gang violence." 

While feminists on Twitter supported Milano with #SexStrike and #Lystistrata2019 hashtags, Milano was widely mocked on both sides of the aisle

Conservative director and producer Robby Starbuck pointed out in a Tweet that Milano's campaign means that "Democrats get no sex, get even grumpier and more unhinged," while "Republicans keep having sex" and "get to laugh." Moreover "Less babies get murdered as long as they keep this up." 

Starbucks' sentiments were echoed as others mocked Milano. 

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