Disney May Halt Filming in Georgia If State Abortion Ban Takes Effect

HeadlineMay 30, 2019

Walt Disney’s Chief Executive Officer Robert Iger said Wednesday his company was prepared to halt filming in the state of Georgia—a major hub for film and television production—if a recently passed ban on most abortions takes effect.

Robert Iger: “I think it’s also likely to be challenged in the courts, and that could delay it. And we’re being careful and cautious about it. But if it becomes law, I don’t see how it’s practical for us to continue to shoot there.”

Disney’s threat to boycott Georgia over its anti-choice law follows a similar move by Netflix earlier this week.

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