Ashanti believes the nation's controversial anti-abortion laws are mind-boggling. While promoting her new children's book, My Name Is A Story, the Grammy Award-winning singer shared her thoughts EXCLUSIVELY with HollywoodLife.
The Foolish hitmaker said that it is so important that as a woman, we may make our own decisions. That's where I stand. A person who cannot have a child is allowed to have a voice over someone who can. It's about being mindful, being fit, and being able to protect yourself and your body.
In a national outcry against the Supreme Court's decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, the 1973 decision that legalized abortion across the country, many prominent figures took to social media to voice their opposition to the future decision and to fight for women's right to choose the land law.
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With her latest children's book My Name Is A Story, the multi-talented singer has ventured into new directions. It's a story inspired by Ashantis own experience about a girl who wholearns to love her unique name. It's evidently similar to what I felt when I was young.
When I got a book and said it was story time, they would be jumping and bouncing around, doing what kids do. It was just so fascinating to see how powerful reading a story to a child is, she said.It was like, Wow, I want to write a children's book when I grow older. It was something that was always in my heart to do.
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