Alabama abortion bill ignites women's stories with #youknowme


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Busy Philipps tweeted: “Use #youknowme and share your truth”

Women have been sharing impassioned stories of how they terminated their pregnancies following Alabama’s vote for an almost blanket ban on abortion.

The hashtag #youknowme has begun circulating on social media following a plea from actress and talk show host Busy Philipps.

Philipps asked social media users to share their abortion stories in a move echoing the 2017 #metoo hashtag, which gained momentum when actress Alyssa Milano asked victims of sexual assault to speak out.

“1 in 4 women have had an abortion. Many people think they don’t know someone who has, but…

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