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NIRH Denounces Passage of 6-Week Abortion Ban In Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 29, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, ngardy@skdknick.com, 201-218-6310
The bill follows similar legislation passed in Kentucky and Mississippi and is under consideration in 10 other states
NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, released the following statement condemning the passage of legislation in Georgia today that would outlaw abortions after a […]

NIRH’s Applauds Failure of Senate’s Deceitful Anti-Abortion Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, ngardy@skdknick.com, 201-218-6310

Washington, DC– Following the failure today of Senate Republican’s extreme and deceitful anti-abortion legislation, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement applauding the bill’s defeat by a vote of 53 to 44 and denouncing the legislature’s effort to control women’s bodies, […]

NIRH Denounces Release Of Trump’s Discriminatory Gag Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, ngardy@skdknick.com, 201-218-6310

Washington, DC– Today, the Trump-Pence administration released a final gag rule to undermine Title X, a federal program that provides significant and vital family planning services, often in underserved communities. The rule will force medical providers participating in Title X to withhold accurate and critical information from their patients about abortion care, […]

High Maternal Mortality Rates in New York Demand Increased Investment from State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, ldee@skdknick.com
Statement from Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)
New York – The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II today called for renewed action in combatting the maternal mortality rate, asking New York State to create a maternal mortality review board to […]

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Bill to Fight Back Against Fake Abortion Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, ldee@skdknick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health and NARAL Pro-Choice CT Call on State Lawmakers to Pass House Bill 7070, Ensuring Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care
New York – The Connecticut state legislature today held hearings on a bill to prevent fake women’s health centers – also known as “crisis […]

NIRH Denounces Trump’s Extreme & Dishonest Anti-Woman And Anti-Abortion Remarks In State Of The Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, ngardy@skdknick.com, 201-218-6310

NEW YORK – In response to extreme, inflammatory, and willfully misleading rhetoric against state-level efforts to protect abortion rights and access in the State of the Union address this evening, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement. Miller voiced her unwavering support […]

Setting The Record Straight on the RHA

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) is setting the record straight about what the Reproductive Health Act actually does, and why proactive legislation that increases access to reproductive freedom is critical at a time when the Trump-Pence administration continues to attack these rights.

NIRH Hails St. Louis Resolution Calling For Repeal Of Discriminatory Hyde Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, ngardy@skdknick.com, 201-218-6310
By a vote of 20-1, St. Louis Board of Aldermen Vote Call on Missouri and the Federal Government to Allow Abortion Care Coverage in Public & Private Insurance
ST LOUIS, MO – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today praising the St […]

New Report Finds 27 States and D.C. Enacted a Record 100 Laws to Protect and Expand Reproductive Freedom in 2018 — More than in Each of the Previous Four Years 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com, 956-607-9952
National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) highlights advances for reproductive health and rights in 2018; offers policy recommendations for 2019
NIRH announces strategy and partnership with advocates in key states to pass legislation and advance policies to make abortion more accessible
New York – As the Trump-Pence administration and many anti-abortion […]

2018 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2018 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes state advocates’ and legislators’ work to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice through proactive policy throughout 2018 – enacting the highest number of proactive bills since NIRH started keeping track.