More entertainment companies threaten to pull out of Georgia over ‘heartbeat’ bill

Georgia News

The list of entertainment companies threatening to pull production in Georgia is growing.
AMC Networks says it will reevaluate filming in the state if the heartbeat law goes into effect. The network has produced and filmed “The Walking Dead” in Georgia for at least 10 years.  
But supporters of the law say it’s about protecting lives.
Zemmie Fleck, Director of Georgia Right to Life says, “This is a critical time in Georgia, Hollywood and more specifically Netflix, and among other film industry giants, is using intimidation in order to force Georgians to trade innocent human lives for money. Outside forces who don’t share pro-life values are threatening to damage our state’s economy because they don’t respect the personhood of pre-born babies.”
Half a dozen media companies, including Netflix, Warner Media, Disney and NBC Universal have said they’d reconsider working in Georgia. Companies are also announcing plans to stop filming in Alabama and Louisiana because of recently passed abortion bans.

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