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The Daily Recap - 8th September 2021

Bette Midler Encourages Women to Go on a Sex Strike in Protest of the Texas Abortion Ban

Beloved actress and singer Bette Midler says women should go strike and refuse to have sex in protest of the Texas abortion ban.

The Hollywood icon wrote on Twitter, "I suggest that all women refuse to have sex with men until they are guaranteed the right to choose by Congress."

Source: Twitter

Like many women across the world, Bette Midler is gobsmacked and enraged by Texas' new anti-abortion law.

From September Texans can no longer seek abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy and anyone involved in such procedures can be sued $10,000.

"Why do antivaxxers and antimaskers get to live the ‘my body, my choice’ life, but pregnant women are not allowed to?” she wrote on Twitter, “how is this fair?"

Prime Minister Scott Morrison Heavily Criticised for his Father's Day Travel Exemption

ScoMo is being called out for travelling from Canberra to Sydney on a private jet to spend Father's Day with his family.

Meanwhile millions of people across New South Wales are in lockdown and haven't been able to see their loved ones for months.

Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a press conference. Source: Sydney Morning Herald

According to reports Scott Morrison flew to Sydney on Saturday and only two days later he flew back to Canberra.

Despite the ACT and NSW being in lockdown Scott Morrison did not have to go through two week quarantine when he arrived in Sydney and Canberra.

Labor MP Bill Shorten says the Prime Minister made an "appalling judgement."

"It’s not that he doesn’t deserve to see his kids but so does every other Australian," he says, "and I think that when your people are doing it tough, you’ve got to do it tough, too,”

Marvel’s “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” Breaks Records at the Box Office

As you may have heard, Marvel has finally released its first Asian superhero movie - Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings.

Despite being released over the Labor Day weekend, the historic Marvel film had an amazing weekend debut.

Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings movie poster. Source: IMDB

With Labor Day being a traditionally slow weekend at the box office, the film’s three day total of $75.5 million broke the previous Labor Day weekend record holder by over $40 million.

Make sure you go watch this historic film - in cinemas now across Australia.

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