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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 […]

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 […]

Leaked Birth Control Rule Expands Ability to Discriminate Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The leaked draft of the Trump administration’s plan to roll back access to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate details a frightening scenario that would restrict access to affordable birth control for hundreds of thousands of […]

CBO Score Accentuates Harmful Impact of AHCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 24, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)
President Andrea Miller on today’s CBO Score:
“Today’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) confirms what we already knew: the so-called American Health Care Act (AHCA) is a cruel attack on the health and well-being […]

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 […]