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Trump Inauguration Met with Groundswell of Resistance; National Institute for Reproductive Health to Join Marches in DC and NYC to Demonstrate in Support of Reproductive Health and Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today’s inauguration will be met this weekend with an unparalleled public outcry against Donald Trump’s hostility toward women and a surge in activism devoted to advancing equal rights and dignity for all people. In a weekend marked by […]

Facing Hostile Federal Reproductive Rights Climate, New York Leads Nation Forward With Proactive Abortion and Contraception Legislation

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Jan. 17, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Assembly Passes New Bills to Preserve and Advance Women’s Rights in New York, Irrespective of Federal Efforts to Dismantle Protections
NEW YORK — The New York State Assembly took decisive action today in advancing women’s health and rights by passing both the Reproductive Health Act (RHA)(A1748)  and the Comprehensive […]

Sen. Gillibrand Files Budget Amendment to Protect Reproductive Health Care Coverage for Millions of Americans

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Jan. 11, 2017

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today Sen. Gillibrand stood up for millions of Americans who want and deserve access to reproductive health care.

“The efforts of the U.S. Senate Majority Leadership to repeal the Affordable Care Act — and to include in that repeal […]

2016 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2016 was a particularly banner year for proactive policy in the areas of contraception, healthy pregnancies, and the countering of discriminatory taxes on health care supplies related to menstruation. Moreover, while two-thirds of statehouses continued to be dominated by opponents of women’s reproductive health and rights, advocates and legislators continued to push forward policies to […]

Sepcial Events and Development Manager

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (www.nirhealth.org) works to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception. Since 2008, the National Institute has partnered with more than 120 organizations in 37 states and 48 localities, providing strategic guidance, hands-on support, […]

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Gov. Cuomo: New York Will Advance Women’s Rights, Including Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 9, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In his State of the State address today, Gov. Cuomo stated that New York will advance women’s rights and ‘stand tall and stand firm’ for a woman’s right to abortion.

“Now more than ever, we need to enhance abortion […]

Gov. Cuomo: New York Will Advance Women’s Rights, Including Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 9, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org, 646-520-3504
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In his State of the State address today, Gov. Cuomo stated that New York will advance women’s rights and ‘stand tall and stand firm’ for a woman’s right to abortion.
“Now more than ever, we need to enhance abortion […]

Enhancing Long-Acting Reversible Contraception (LARC) Uptake and Reimbursement at Federally Qualified Health Centers: A Toolkit for States

The goal of this toolkit is to be a resource for states seeking to enhance LARC access in FQHC settings by highlighting some of the reimbursement and policy options they can leverage. We also discuss advantages, disadvantages, and implementation considerations.

Read the full report here.

Trump’s Victory is Devastating to the Nation and World

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 9, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 646-520-3504
Statement from Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund and Campaign for a Pro-Choice New York
“Donald Trump’s victory is devastating to the nation and the world, but especially to the millions of women and commonsense, pro-choice voters across the country who expect […]

New York City Joins National Movement Calling for Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

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Sept. 27, 2016

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Health, New York City Councilmembers Celebrate New York City’s Early Leadership on Funding for Abortion, Urge Passage of Federal EACH Woman Act,
Repeal of Hyde Amendment  
NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health joined New York City Councilmember and Co-Chair of the […]