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Lin-Manuel Miranda Launches Ham4Choice Fundraiser for Abortion Access

Lin-Manuel Miranda and his hit Broadway musical cast and crew partner with Prizeo on Ham4Choice, a fundraising campaign to support organizations providing abortion access and other reproductive health services. 

“We are devastated by the U.S. Supreme Court ruling eliminating the right to abortion, which has been a right since 1973,” the production said in a statement. “In response, we are teaming up with organizations providing support, access, and travel expenses to those seeking these services.”

Run by a collective of Hamilton cast members and staff, the Ham4Progress philanthropic platform was launched in response to the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in June to overturn the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade decision. The show – which had its own constitutional connection – said that funds raised through Ham4Choice would go on to support the Abortion Support Network, ARC Southeast, Ciocia Basia, Deeds Not Words, Planned Parenthood, Profamilias Puerto Rico, The Bridgid Alliance, The National Network of Abortion Fund and the Tuscan Abortion Support Collective.

“We stand up for every person’s right to make decisions about their own body and their own lives.” The statement that urged fans to support reproductive rights and choice continued. “We’re stronger when we work together.”

Ham4Choice urges fans to donate funds from August 9 to September 22, which will automatically enter them for a chance to win a special Hamilton package, says the website. The prize winner and a guest will be flown out to Hamilton’s opening night in Hamburg, Germany, where the musical will be performed in German in its first non-English translation.
Each donation is a single entry that can be made at Ham4Choice.com.

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