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Foo Fighters Join Forces With Famous Musicians + Comedians to Benefit Planned Parenthood

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Foo Fighters are joining famous acts like Björk, Mary J. Blige, Feist and Bon Iver to bring their talents to a special 7” vinyl box set which will be sold to benefit Planned Parenthood.

A couple weeks ago, the U.S. Senate came to a 50-50 tie when voting on whether or not states should be allowed to defund Planned Parenthood, which spends the great majority of its budget on contraception, STD testing and treatment, cancer screening and prevention and other women’s health services. Though controversial to some for offering abortions, that accounts for just three percent of Planned Parenthood’s patient care. However, it’s the abortion issue that spurred the vote and the tie was broken by Vice President Mike Pence in favor of allowing states to defund Planned Parenthood.

Foo Fighters, fellow musicians and comedians such as Sarah Silverman, Margaret Cho and Zach Galifianakis have all signed on to be a part of the vinyl box set to benefit Planned Parenthood. The material will also be released digitally and Planned Parenthood will receive 100 percent of all proceeds.

The project offered this collective statement:

Lawmakers with extreme views are working hard to shut down Planned Parenthood. If they succeed, millions of Americans will lose access to basic health services, including STD testing and treatment, birth control, and life-saving cancer screenings.
7-inches for Planned Parenthood is a response to this threat. This curated series of 7-inch vinyl records is being made by a group of people who believe that access to health care is a public good that should be fiercely protected. Do we know there’s a joke in the name? We do. We hope the title evokes the rich history of 7-inch vinyl records as a medium for protest music and resistance.
Planned Parenthood will receive 100% of the proceeds from the sale of this 7-inch box set and streaming listens.  We see this initiative as the start of something bigger, and hope it will inspire both contributors and listeners to continue to seek out ways to stand with Planned Parenthood and other institutions that are so vital to us all.

7-Inches For Planned Parenthood will soon announce information on how to pre-order the box set. To check up on all updates regarding the mass release, head over to 7-Inches For Planned Parenthood’s Facebook page.

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