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From: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon Posted by hostJul-29 8:58 AM 
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for reproductive rights after Matt Gaetz attacked her personally. Matty finally does some good

Wash Post:

Olivia Julianna, the 19-year-old reproductive rights activist who this week turned an insult from Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) into a fundraiser, has raised more than $1.3 million for women seeking abortions — after taking just 72 hours to hit the $1 million mark.

The donations inspired by Olivia Julianna, a political strategist for the nonprofit Gen Z for Change, happily surprised abortion rights advocates. The $1.3 million raised by the group by early Friday is more than 10 percent of what the National Network of Abortion Funds — which includes about 90 abortion funds in the United States and Mexico — distributed in an entire year. It is also enough to fund thousands of abortions, which cost on average $550 per service.

This means “that a bunch of people who would simply have not gotten their abortions now will,” said Liza Fuentes, a senior research scientist at the Guttmacher Institute in New York who has studied reproductive health care for 16 years.

 
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From: LB136 DelphiPlus Member IconJul-30 10:21 AM 
To: Marci (marcinmin) DelphiPlus Member Icon  (2 of 2) 
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This is for you, Ms. Julianna:

 

 

 

--Leslie-- Currently in New York City: Click for New York, New York Forecast
 

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