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Abortion funds no longer allowed to hand out contraceptives at Olivia Rodrigo concerts

The "Vampire" singer made headlines earlier this week for distributing free morning after pills and condoms on her Guts Tour.

Olivia Rodrigo has apparently lost some of her Guts.

The Grammy-winner's team has reversed course on a plan to distribute contraceptives during her Guts Tour, Variety reports.

<p>Christopher Polk/Billboard via Getty</p> Olivia Rodrigo

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Olivia Rodrigo

Just days ago, on March 12, attendees at the St. Louis stop of the tour were treated to a Guts-branded package containing two boxes of Julie — an emergency contraceptive that can prevent pregnancy when taken within 72 hours of unprotected sex — along with information on how to access abortion care resources in the state.

The contraceptives and accompanying information had been available at booths hosted by the Missouri Abortion Fund and Text Right By You, a youth-focused hotline providing reproductive rights resources, since at least March 8. However, in the current political climate where reproductive rights are constantly under assault by conservative pundits and politicians, the seemingly innocuous act went viral after fans tweeted out the materials, stirring up a fair share of praise and controversy.

Now, abortion funds are no longer allowed to distribute these materials, a decision made reportedly by Rodrigo's team and relayed to the National Network of Abortion Funds. Jade Hurley, communications manager for the DC Abortion Fund, tells Variety the NNAF said Rodrigo’s team decided to halt distribution of contraceptive materials because “children are present at the concerts.”

Reps for Rodrigo did not immediately respond to EW's request for comment.

The 21-year-old singer kicked off her latest tour in February by launching the Fund 4 Good (a play on her single “Good 4 U”), which donated a portion of her Guts Tour proceeds to reproductive rights organizations such as the NNAF.

Rodrigo has often used her platform to advocate support for women’s healthcare, expressing her outrage onstage after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 case that protected a woman’s choice to have an abortion, at the Glastonbury Festival in 2022.

"I'm devastated and terrified that so many women and so many girls are going to die because of this,” she said at the time, dedicating Lily Allen's "F--- You" to the five Justices on the Supreme Court who "showed us that at the end of the day, they truly don't give a s--- about freedom."

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