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About Our Media Relations

Freedom of the press is part of the fabric of our democracy. It acts as both a check against government power and a tool for enabling the public to make informed decisions. This is why we make media relations an essential facet of our work.

The ACLU of Utah has a Communications team to handle media inquiries and requests for comment. Our affiliate is mentioned in over 200 media stories per year. 

Media Contact: 

Aaron Welcher
Communications Director
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Statement on Jackson Women’s Health

On December 1st, the Supreme Court of the United States heard oral arguments in Jackson Women’s Health, concerning Mississippi’s 15-week ban and its challenge to Roe v. Wade and decades of precedent recognizing the right of individuals to decide when and how to become a parent.

December 6, 2021 Gender Equality