And to men, also: just be wary of any mentality that would make cattle or vessels of women. Because that same mentality will make machines and tools of you. And make monsters of you. Just remember where power is, just remember what the electorate can do."
Hozier has long been an outspoken advocate for reproductive rights, and in 2018 released a video urging his Irish fanbase to vote in the referendum to terminate the Irish 8th amendment, which gave a mother and their unborn child "equal right to life," effectively banning abortions and forcing some 170.000 women to travel to other nations to seek termination since 1980. Abortion up to 12 weeks of pregnancy has been legal in Ireland as of January 1, 2019.
The music video for his song ‘Nina Cried Power” features several Irish activists, among them Anna Cosgrave and Saoirse Long, whose work has been instrumental in the fight for reproductive rights in the country.
He is also donating a portion of his fee from the festival to The Yellowhammer Fund and the Abortion Support Network.
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