In the News May 6, 2024

Jezebel: Despite Pathetic Efforts From Anti-Abortion Groups, Missouri Submits Almost 400,000 Signatures for Ballot Measure

“This milestone for the Missourians for Constitutional Freedom campaign means that voters are one step closer to being able to use the ballot measure process to secure their rights this November, and we are excited to be standing with them in that fight,” Kelly Hall, executive director of the Fairness Project, said.

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In the News May 6, 2024

The 19th: Missouri abortion ballot measure moves ahead — despite many attempts to thwart it

Kelly Hall, executive director of The Fairness Project, said Missouri is “a poster child for what can be achieved through direct democracy” with proper investment. The Fairness Project supports progressive ballot measure campaigns around the country, including current efforts to put abortion on the ballot in Missouri, Arizona, Florida and Montana.

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In the News April 12, 2024

Politico: Conservatives clash with Trump on leaving abortion up to voters

“They are coming up with new tricks,” Kelly Hall said of the Missouri proposals, a trend she attributes to voters rejecting straightforward attempts to raise the ballot initiative vote threshold from a majority to 60 percent in Arkansas, Ohio and South Dakota over the last two years. “There’s a new creativity that we’re seeing."

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In the News March 25, 2024

Kaiser Health News: How National Political Ambition Could Fuel, or Fail, Initiatives to Protect Abortion Rights in States

Ballot supporters here raised $4.2 million as of March 12, according to campaign finance records. Money has come from national groups including the American Civil Liberties Union and the Fairness Project, which has supported ballot efforts on various progressive causes. Kansas City-based Health Forward Foundation has also donated.

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In the News March 12, 2024

Austin Chronicle: SXSW Explores the Progressive Power of Ballot Measures

The panelists include Love, ACLU of Missouri’s Luz María Henríquez, Ohio Organizing Collaborative’s Prentiss Haney, who spearheaded the successful abortion access measure in Ohio, and the ballot measure fundraising/consulting group Fairness Project’s Kelly Hall, who has won over 30 ballot measures in multiple states.

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In the News February 9, 2024

The 19th: In Missouri, one abortion rights initiative petition is ending as another kicks into gear

The largest donations so far include $1 million from the Sixteen Thirty Fund and $500,000 from the Fairness Project. The 501c4 nonprofits are based outside of Missouri and do not have to disclose their donors. Both organizations contributed to Missouri’s successful 2020 Medicaid expansion initiative petition campaign.

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