Disney Likely to Leave Georgia Over Abortion Law
Disney Likely to Leave Georgia Over Abortion Law Disney CEO Bob Iger has laid down the gauntlet and said that his TV and film studios will likely leave Georgia if the state’s heartbeat abortion bill becomes law.
In an interview with Reuters, Iger goes on to say that it would be “very difficult” for them to remain in Georgia if the bill does, in fact, become law.
“I think many people who work for us will not want to work there, and we will have to heed their wishes in that regard,” Iger continued.
“Right now we are watching it very carefully.”
Disney’s ties to the state are strong.
The company has filled it’s Avengers movies in the state as well as four Marvel TV series.
Disney is the second Hollywood company to speak out about the issue of leaving the state.
Do you think the state will rethink the bill now that the big Hollywood companies are starting to speak out against the legislation?
Do you think that Hollywood threatening to leave the state will make a difference?
$5Million new playground along Detroit River
Delta Dental announced Wednesday that they’re giving a $5 million gift that will be used to bring a new park along the Detroit riverfront.
The park will be known as the Ralph C. Wilson Jr. Centennial Park.
The playground will feature beavers, otters, dragons and a large 20-foot bear play structure that children can climb up and slide down.
The park will also have a swimming cove that in colder month can be used for ice skating.
The park construction will begin in 2020 and it will be open to families in 2022.
Vegan Blogger Starts Eating Meat Again After Early Menopause
Virpi Mikkonen, a cookbook author and blogger is claiming eating vegan has caused health concerns like a rash, period loss and early menopause.
The 38 year old says since she’s decided to eat meat again she’s felt more energized, motivated, sleeping better and that her period has returned.
The vegan diet Virpi was following was based on raw foods and no wholegrains.
Breakfast for her was just juice made from celery, cucumber, fennel, and parsley.
For lunch she would just have a leafy salad with some chickpeas and a sprinkle of seeds.
Over time this type of diet could easily fail to provide enough calories.
She states that being vegan wasn’t the problem but her stressful lifestyle and being vegan was the cause.
She goes on to say that, “some people need animal products for them to be healthy. No one diet is going to suit everyone.”