azegers

About Annie Zegers

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Annie Zegers has created 87 blog entries.

20-Week Abortion Ban Bill is a Cruel Attack on Women’s Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion ban. In addition to being unconstitutional, H.R. 36 will leave women who need to access abortion later in pregnancy without any recourse, and criminalizes abortion after an arbitrary […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

GOP Illinois Governor to Sign Bill Expanding Access to Abortion

September 28, 2017
National Institute for Reproductive Health, ACLU of Illinois and All* Above All partnered to advance legislation
Today, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 40 into law lifting the ban on insurance coverage for abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid or state employee health insurance. The bill also removes a “trigger” provision in state […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

Graham-Cassidy is Dead; Let’s Get to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Once again, the U.S. Senate learned that the people across this country will not stand by as legislators try to rescind the critical advances of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The failure of the destructive ‘Graham-Cassidy’ was a […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Preys on the Underserved Women of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Senate Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by September 30 would completely devastate access to critical reproductive health care in the U.S. The new bill would leave millions of women without coverage for […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

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 […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

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 […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

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 […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

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.

Publications & Reports|

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2017
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 […]

Press Releases: NIRH|

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 […]

Press Releases: NIRH|