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NIRH Denounces Senate Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Lead FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“This week, President Trump continues to quietly nominate anti-contraception, anti-science ‘leaders’ to his cabinet while breaking news dominates the headlines. On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In a […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health to Honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and Feminist Women’s Health Center at Annual “Champions of Choice” Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund today announced that they will honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and the Feminist Women’s Health Center with the annual Champions of Choice award on April 26. Held each spring, Champions of Choice […]

Oregon’s Multnomah County to Join National Movement Calling for Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone
National Institute for Reproductive Health
646-520-3504
cpetrone@nirhealth.org
State and Local Advocates Build Momentum for Abortion Coverage,in Defiance of Federal Attacks on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice
Multnomah County, Ore. — The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners has joined the growing number of localities recognizing the importance of access to affordable abortion […]

Congress Eliminates Anti-Discrimination Protections for Reproductive Health Care Providers Receiving Title X Funding for Family Planning Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Low-Income Women, Women of Color Will Disproportionately Lose Access to Critical Preventive Care
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Senate’s passage of HJ Resolution 43 today reverses the Obama regulation eliminating discrimination in Title X funding to reproductive health care clinics that separately provide […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds NYC Council Speaker for Prioritizing Reproductive and Sexual Health in State of the City Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 16, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Facing Attacks at the Federal Level, Local and State Champions are Critical to Protecting and Expanding Access to Contraception, Abortion, Sex Education
NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health applauds New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today for prioritizing reproductive and sexual health in the […]

Sessions’ Record Against Women Makes Him Unfit as Nation’s Highest Law Officer

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 8, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health
“Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation as Attorney General brings deep shame to our nation and imperils the rights and health of millions of women. As a senator, Sessions opposed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act […]

Neil Gorsuch Presents Danger to Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 31, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538 
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“President Trump has promised to appoint Supreme Court judges who will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and Trump’s actions during the first week of his presidency suggest that he is following through with his anti-choice agenda.
“In one of […]

Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vows to Advance Reproductive Rights in New York by Introducing Constitutional Amendment Writing Roe V. Wade into New York State Constitution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 30, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6438
Statement from Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health
“Today, Gov. Cuomo proposed a Constitutional Amendment to write Roe v. Wade into the New York State Constitution. This proposal is a bold move to ensure that New York never falls victim to the hostility to […]

House of Representatives Votes to Deny Women Insurance Coverage of Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 24, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today the House of Representatives passed H.R.7, legislation that would make permanent the disastrous policy of the Hyde Amendment, which already bans insurance coverage for abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid and other federal health insurance plans. H.R.7 […]

Governor Cuomo Announces Regulations to Secure Insurance Coverage for Abortion and Contraception with No Copays

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 21, 2017
Contact: Andrew Stern, 646-896-4797
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Governor Cuomo announced new regulations that bolster women’s access to reproductive health care by ensuring that insurance plans cover abortion and contraception without copays or other cost-sharing requirements.

“I applaud Governor Cuomo, and Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria […]