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New York City Students Aren’t Receiving Comprehensive Sex Ed, City Comptroller Report Finds

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
National Institute for Reproductive Health supports Comptroller Stringer’s call to guarantee sexual education for middle and high school students
New York — The National Institute for Reproductive Health applauds New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer’s call for the city’s Department of Education (DOE) to guarantee […]

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Texas Uses Special Legislative Session to Target Abortion Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 15, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York — “In a special legislative session called with the intent of limiting Texans’ access to abortion care, Texas’ anti-choice Gov. Gregg Abott signed HB214, HB13, and HB215 into law — three bills that shame, pressure, and […]

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Senate Votes to Debate Health Care Bill Destructive to Reproductive Health Access

Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller

“Today, Senate Republicans voted to open the floodgates and debate a harmful health care bill that would leave millions uninsured, devastating underserved communities. As drafted, the proposed bill would undo the benefits of the Affordable Care Act, which vastly improved women’s health and gave 55 million […]

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When Self-Abortion is a Crime: Laws That Put Women at Risk

NIRH’s white paper, “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: Laws that Put Women at Risk,” raises awareness about the harms of criminal bans on self-abortion, with a particular focus on New York, which is one of a handful of states with criminal laws on the books that explicitly make self-abortion illegal. Read more here.

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Cuomo’s New Birth Control Regulations Advance Reproductive Rights in New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Rights applauds new regulations protect and support Women’s Health in the face of Federal threats
The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s new birth control regulations. Under these regulations, doctors in New York can instruct pharmacists to dispense 12 months of birth […]

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New York’s Outdated Abortion Law Puts Women at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
New report highlights how women in New York who end their own pregnancies are at increased risk of criminalization and prosecution
New York, NY (June 28, 2017): The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) released a white paper today, “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: Laws That Put Women at Risk,” revealing the dangers of New York’s criminal […]

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Despite Worst Reproductive Rights Climate in Generations, New York State Senate Fails to Protect Access to Abortion and Contraception Before End of Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In lone success for reproductive freedom, Gov. Cuomo takes groundbreaking step by mandating no-co-pay insurance coverage of abortion for all New Yorkers
NEW YORK — As the legislative session ended in Albany, the New York State Senate once again failed to protect the reproductive rights of New Yorkers, leaving […]

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In Final Days of Legislative Session, U.N. Human Rights Experts Urge New York State to Pass the Reproductive Health Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
The National Institute for Reproductive Health, the SIA Legal Team and the CUNY Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic applaud the joint communication
NEW YORK (June 20) – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), the SIA Legal Team and the CUNY Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic applaud the UN […]

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against Threatening, Violent Protesters at Queens Abortion Clinic, Asks Court to Establish Buffer Zone to Protect Patients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“For the first time, violent extremists are being charged under New York City’s 2009 clinic safety ordinance, which prohibits people from following and harassing others within 15 feet of a reproductive health clinic. This is a tremendous victory for […]

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Health and Rights Groups, Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers Demand Senate Action on Reproductive Health Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

ALBANY, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health; the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II; the New York Civil Liberties Union; and Planned Parenthood joined a diverse coalition of doctors, patients, volunteers and concerned New Yorkers at the capitol today to urge the New […]

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