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Just over a month after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, musician John Legend is advocating for abortion access and reproductive rights.

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In an interview with David Axelrod for podcast, Legend described his own experience with wife, model and TV personality Chrissy Teigen's 2020 miscarriage.

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"Anyone who's dealt with pregnancy knows none of this is casual, none of this is frivolous. And it's so intimate, and it's so personal," he said.

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Legend referenced strict abortion restrictions in certain states that have led to limits on patients' ability to access standard miscarriage care.

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One woman in Texas, for instance, was forced to carry fetal remains inside her for two and a half weeks after miscarrying last year because of strict anti-abortion laws.

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"Anyone who has a miscarriage, after all that trauma, all that pain, all those tears we went through, to then have the local DA or local law enforcement do an investigation."

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Government involvement in reproductive rights is "nasty, it's evil. It should not be even a discussion. The government should not be involved," Legend said.

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