Featured Post January 20, 2022

“It's certainly the most ballot measures we've ever seen referred to curtail ballot measure access,” said Kelly Hall, executive director of the liberal Fairness Project, which launched a $5 million effort last year to battle changes to the initiative process. “We have seen one per cycle, basically, and now we've already got six.”

In the News May 17, 2022

How Americans can secure abortion rights when courts and politicians won’t

There’s a path forward in the states: If the Supreme Court does indeed overturn Roe, enshrining reproductive rights in state constitutions via ballot measures will guarantee the protection of reproductive health care for years to come, particularly in states where Republicans control the legislature.

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Media Releases May 17, 2022

ICYMI – Wendy Davis in NBC THINK on Roe: ‘Support ballot measures to protect women’s reproductive health care’

On Monday, Wendy Davis, lawyer, politician, and the founder of Deeds Not Words, published an op-ed in NBC Think, highlighting a groundbreaking ballot measure in Michigan that could set the stage to codify Roe v. Wade’s protections in states across the country.

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In the News May 10, 2022

Crooked’s What A Day: Voters Could Protect Abortion Rights In Michigan

We talk with Kelly Hall of the Fairness Project, which is gathering signatures to put a referendum on the ballot this fall to bypass the legislature and take the matter directly to voters. If they approve it, the measure would amend the state’s constitution to make reproductive freedom a right.

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Media Releases May 10, 2022

ICYMI: ‘Ballot Measures Can Channel Despair into Action’ Says Kelly Hall on Crooked’s What A Day Podcast

Today, Fairness Project Executive Director Kelly Hall appeared on Crooked’s What A Day podcast to discuss how voters can use the citizen-initiated ballot measure process to codify access to abortion and reproductive health care — starting with a campaign in Michigan to pass a constitutional amendment this year.

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