Chris Evans praised for slamming 'absolutely unbelievable' Alabama abortion bill: 'Captain America for president'

Alyssa Milano isn’t the only celebrity speaking out against a new wave of legislation restricting abortion rights. After Alabama’s State Senate passed a bill banning nearly all abortions, including those necessitated by cases of rape or incest, actor Chris Evans took to Twitter to slam the “absolutely unbelievable” news. The Avengers: Endgame star, who has made no secret of his disdain for Donald Trump, also said these restrictions would put Roe v. Wade at risk and urged his fans to vote.

The actor’s fans praised him for speaking up on behalf of abortion rights — though he also got called out for his recent meet-and-greet with Republican congressman Dan Crenshaw of Texas, who is anti-abortion.

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Actor Chris Evans arrives at the European premiere of "Captain America, Civil War" at a shopping centre in east London, Britain April 26, 2016. REUTERS/Toby Melville
Cast member Chris Evans attends the premiere of "Captain America: Civil War" in Los Angeles April 12, 2016. REUTERS/Phil McCarten
Actors Scarlett Johansson and Chris Evans arrive at the UK premiere of Captain America at Westfield shopping centre, Shepherds Bush, London March 20, 2014. REUTERS/Paul Hackett (BRITAIN - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast member Chris Evans poses at the French premiere of the film "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" in Paris March 17, 2014. REUTERS/Benoit Tessier (FRANCE - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
Cast members Chris Evans (L) and Hayley Atwell pose as they arrive at the "Captain America: The First Avenger" film premiere in Hollywood, California July 19, 2011. REUTERS/Jason Redmond (UNITED STATES - Tags: ENTERTAINMENT)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 04: Actor Chris Evans attends the screening of Marvel's 'Captain America: Civil War' hosted by The Cinema Society with Audi & FIJI at Brookfield Place on May 4, 2016 in New York City. (Photo by Jim Spellman/WireImage)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Chris Evans arrives for the European film premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Vue Westfield on April 26, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
NEW YORK, NY - MAY 03: Actors Chris Evans (L) and Jeremy Renner ring The New York Stock Exchange Opening Bell To Promote Release Of 'Captain America: Civil War' at The New York Stock Exchange on May 03, 2016 in New York, New York. (Photo by Ben Gabbe/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: (L-R) Elizabeth Olsen, Chris Evans, Robert Downey Jr. and Emily Vancamp pose for a photo during the European film premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Vue Westfield on April 26, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Robert Downey Jr. (R) and Chris Evans during the European film premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Vue Westfield on April 26, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Robert Downey Jr. (L) and Chris Evans on stage during the European film premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Vue Westfield on April 26, 2016 in London, England (Photo by Dave J Hogan/Dave J Hogan/Getty Images)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 26: Chris Evans attends the European Premiere of 'Captain America: Civil War' at Vue Westfield on April 26, 2016 in London, England. (Photo by Fred Duval/FilmMagic)
LONDON, ENGLAND - APRIL 21: (L to R) Scarlett Johansson, Aaron Taylor-Johnson and Chris Evans attend the European premiere of 'The Avengers: Age Of Ultron' at Westfield London on April 21, 2015 in London, England. (Photo by David M. Benett/WireImage)
SAN DIEGO, CA - JULY 26: Actors Chris Evans and Robert Downey Jr. attend Marvel's Hall H Press Line for 'Ant-Man' and 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' during Comic-Con International 2014 at San Diego Convention Center on July 26, 2014 in San Diego, California. (Photo by Alberto E. Rodriguez/Getty Images for Disney)
HOLLYWOOD, CA - APRIL 11: Actor Chris Evans arrives for 'Marvel's The Avengers' - Los Angeles Premiere held at the El Capitan Theatre on April 11, 2012 in Hollywood, California. (Photo by Albert L. Ortega/WireImage)
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Other stars shared Evans’s outrage. Actress Milla Jovovich reacted by sharing her “horrific” abortion experience, while the likes of Sarah Silverman, Jameela Jamil and Ava DuVernay slammed Alabama’s legislation on social media.

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