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