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Gaming and Entertainment Companies Respond After Supreme Court Overturns Roe v. Wade

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Following this morning's Supreme Court decision to overturn landmark abortion rights decision Roe v. Wade, video game and entertainment companies are beginning to speak out against the ruling, and in support of reproductive freedoms.Having previously made a statement of support when the decision prematurely leaked in May, Bungie has updated its blog post on the subject to announce it was implementing a travel reimbursement program for employees and their dependents to access reproductive healthcare that may not be available in their states.Previously, Bungie also encouraged its audience to donate to charities including URGE (Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equality), Religious Coalition for Reproductive Choice, NARAL Pro-Choice America Foundation, In Our Own Voice, and Trans Lifeline to help support rights to essential healthcare.Bungie CEO Pete Parsons also tweeted the following with regard to the decision:"This is a difficult day for our country.

Good people will be hurt by this decision. Bungie will do whatever we can to protect our people and ensure they can live happy, healthy lives."This is a difficult day for our country.

Good people will be hurt by this decision. Bungie will do whatever we can to protect our people and ensure they can live happy, healthy lives.Bungie isn't alone in speaking up.

Insomniac Games tweeted a statement as well which reads, "We are human beings who make games. Reproductive freedom and bodily autonomy are human rights."pic.twitter.com/2Wctq89F4mSony Santa Monica tweeted similarly a few hours later: "We believe that bodily autonomy and reproductive freedom are fundamental human rights.

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