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David Simon Pulling HBO Miniseries Out Of TX, Citing Abortion Law

The Wire's creator said, "I can't and won't ask female cast/crew to forgo civil liberties to film there."
David Simon Pulling HBO Miniseries Out Of TX, Citing Abortion Law
David Simon Image from: YouTube screenshot

Simon announced his decision on Twitter Monday morning:

Not surprisingly, he got quite a bit of pushback. But he stood his ground:

Some of the responses have been vile, but Simon had some excellent retorts:

It's great to see people hit Texas where it hurts: in the pocketbook. We need more of this, please!

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