Whoopi Goldberg
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Religion

Jewish

12 May 2011

I just know I am Jewish. I practise nothing. I don't go to temple, but I do remember the holidays. Religion is a lot of work, it's exhausting. So I keep it simple, I have a pretty good relationship with God. We talk.

Whoopi Goldberg said, speaking at a charity event in London

Whoopi Goldberg
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Political Affiliation

Whoopi Goldberg hosted a fundraiser for Joe Biden for the 2020 Presidential Elections.

Whoopi Goldberg
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Abortion

Pro-Choice

3 May 2022

This is my body and nobody… you won’t let me make my decisions about my body? You are not the person to make that decision. The reason abortion came about — women in this country lived forever with it being illegal. Okay? Women, when they decide something is not right for them, they’re going to take it into their own hands. Well, we got tired of tripping over women in bathrooms, public bathrooms, who were giving themselves abortions because there was nowhere safe, nowhere clean, nowhere to go. This law came about because people wanted people to have somewhere safe and somewhere clean. It has nothing to do about your religion. This is not a religious issue, this is a human issue. If you care about me as a human being, you should know three things. Getting an abortion is not easy. Making that decision is not easy. It’s not something people do lightly, it’s not something you can just do. It is a hard, awful decision that people make. If you don’t have the wherewithal to understand that, to start the conversation with, ‘I know how hard this must be for you.’ If you’re starting it by telling me I’m going to burn in hell, then you’re not looking out for me as a human being, whether I subscribe to your religion or not, and that is not OK.

Whoopi Goldberg said, in The View, while talking about the Overturn of Roe Vs. Wade

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