Rage Against The Machine Joins Lizzo And Live Nation In Tour Proceeds Donations

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The morning after Lizzo announced that she would give tour proceeds in aid of Planned Parenthood (a sum matched by the producer Live Nation), Rage Against the Machine has also made similar pledges.

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The group announced that on Friday night, at a concert night and afterwards via Instagram that it would contribute close to a half million dollars to reproductive rights groups located in Wisconsin as well as Illinois.

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"We are disgusted by the repeal of Roe V. Wade and the devastating impact it will have on tens of millions of people," the group stated in a statement.

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"Over 50% of nation (26 states) will likely to ban or severely restrict abortions very soon.

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If not, it will have a huge impact on the working-class and non-documented BIPOC groups."

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Rage has raised $475,000 via the auction of tickets for charity for their shows on the Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, Wis. and United Center in Chicago, Ill.

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that she'll be contributing to that she'll contribute to fight.Lizzo posted on her social media accounts she'll donate $500,000 of her forthcoming "Special Tour" money to Planned Parenthood.

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Live Nation, the tour's promoter, will match the total amount, resulting in one million dollars in total donations.

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The contribution from Live Nation is its second in the space of two months.

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In May, it joined forces in May with Harry Styles to lobby for the prevention of gun violence.

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As part of the deal the proceeds of $1 million from the show will be donated to charity, together with Live Nation matching.

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Lizzo and the opening act Latto will begin her tour in September.

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