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NIRH Condemns the Repeal of DACA; Urges States and Local Leaders to Protect Immigrant Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, C: 617.549.3745, E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Under President Trump, the federal government has continued to wage a campaign that stands opposed to basic human rights and dignity. In repealing the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, President Trump again seeks to sow division and […]

Senate’s Failure to Pass Bill to Gut Health Care Access Marks Temporary Reprieve From Attacks on Women’s Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York (NY) — “The Senate’s failure to pass a disastrous health care bill marks a temporary reprieve from attacks on women’s health. Had this bill advanced, it would have left tens of millions uninsured, blocked low-income women […]

New Senate Health Care Bill Destructive to Reproductive Health Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Senate Republicans released yet another version of a harmful and dangerous Obamacare repeal bill that severely limits access to birth control and abortion services. After weeks deliberating and revising a bill that would have left 22 million […]

Harmful Health Bill Leaves 22 Million Americans Uninsured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York (June 26, 2017)— “The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) confirms what we knew all along: that the bill before the Senate is not only harmful, it’s dangerous. In addition […]

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protesters Demand New York State Senate Codify Access to Reproductive Health Care in State Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Protesters from the National Institute for Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood Take Over New York State Capitol in Final Days of Session
ALBANY, NY – Protesters dressed as “handmaids” from Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale demonstrated throughout the New York State Capitol to demand the Senate bring […]

Trump Budget Takes Aim at Women Struggling to Make Ends Meet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget levies an unconscionable attack on our nation’s women, cruelly gutting safety net programs like Medicaid and SNAP, disproportionately devastating the financial security, health, and wellbeing of women struggling to make ends […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Calls for Passage of Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In the Face of Federal Hostility, Elected Officials and Activists Join Reproductive Freedom Day of Action to Protect Full Access to Abortion and Birth Control in New York
NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today led activists from around the state to Albany for […]

House Passes Cruel Health Care Legislation, With Devastating Impact on Women and Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“By ramming through the horrendous American Health Care Act (AHCA), the U.S. House of Representatives has launched a cruel attack on the health and well-being of women and families that is destined to create chaos in our nation’s […]

Trump’s Executive Order Puts Women’s Health Care at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In the last week President Trump has appointed two anti-choice, anti-contraception and anti-health ‘leaders’ to critical roles overseeing women’s health at the Department of Health and Human Services. Today he adds to this alarming legacy by issuing an […]

NIRH Opposes HHS Appointment of Teresa Manning, Who Said ‘Contraception Doesn’t Work’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The National Institute for Reproductive Health is appalled that President Trump has appointed someone who said ‘contraception doesn’t work’ and flat-out opposes federal family planning funding to lead the federal program dedicated solely to providing low-income Americans with […]