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NIRH Applauds Gov. Cuomo for Ensuring that New York State Protects Reproductive Freedom in the Face in Federal Attacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745 
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
Today, after the Trump-Pence administration took its latest step to restrict and withhold resources from providers and clinics that offer abortions or refer patients for abortion care, Governor Cuomo sent a letter to New York State Department of Health […]

NIRH Denounces Trump-Pence Administration’s Plan to Reinstate Domestic ‘Gag Rule’

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May 18, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
New Rule Would Make it Impossible for Patients to Get Birth Control and Abortion Care Across the Country
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
Today, the Trump-Pence administration took its latest step to restrict and withhold resources from providers and clinics that provide abortions or refer […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Praises Introduction of Reproductive Freedom Act in Colorado; Declares “All-Out” Effort to Pass Critical Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
HB 18-1438 would remove barriers to quality reproductive care – including abortion – and expand access for low-income people, young people, people of color, immigrants, and refugees
Colorado joins growing coalition of states and localities where NIRH is supporting advocates, activists, and elected officials to expand and protect access […]

NIRH Supports the Release of Activist Alejandra Pablos from Immigration Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2018

Immigrant rights and reproductive justice activist Alejandra Pablos has been detained at Eloy Detention Center in Arizona for over a month and will be appearing before a judge on April 19. The following statement was issued by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), which has worked […]

NIRH Denounces St. Louis Board of Aldermen for Failure to Pass “Buffer Zone Bill” for City’s Only Abortion Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2018
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
Despite setback, advocates’ focus on local-level advances in reproductive freedom will intensify
St. Louis, MO – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund, released the following statement today decrying St. Louis’ failure to pass Board Bill 34, “The Buffer Zone […]

Durham County Becomes Fourteenth Locality to Pass Resolution Supporting Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care

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April 10, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

NEW YORK — In a bold show of support for reproductive freedom, Durham County, North Carolina became the latest locality to pass a resolution calling for state and federal funding of abortion coverage. The advocates and activists that made this win possible are a part of a […]

NIRH White Paper on Self-Managed Abortion – “When Self-Abortion is a Crime: An Analysis of Massachusetts Law”

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

From California to Connecticut, States Step Up to Fight the Deception of Fake Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
In Connecticut and across the country, the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) backs efforts to regulate fake clinics and ensure women have access to legitimate care
New York – While the Supreme Court hears arguments today in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, regarding […]

New York Assembly Fights to Advance Women’s Rights and Health, While State Senate Threatens to Thrust New York Backwards by Failing to Include Women’s Health Package in its Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health President, Andrea Miller
NEW YORK – The New York State Senate released its budget late last night, dropping the provisions for reproductive health care that were part of the Assembly and the Governor’s budgets. In his Executive Budget, the Governor included several reproductive freedom […]

ICE: Release Alejandra Pablos Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“On March 7, 2018, Alejandra Pablos was torn from our community by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in retaliation for leading peaceful protests. The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) calls for Alejandra Pablos to be immediately released and […]