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NIRH Condemns Trump’s Choice for Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 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 condemns President Trump’s extreme choice of Charmaine Yoest, former president of anti-abortion group Americans United for Life, to serve as the Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and […]

Gorsuch’s Confirmation Imperils Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation is a devastating setback to the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, and low-income communities. Given Gorsuch’s prior rulings — and Trump’s commitment to appoint judges who would overturn Roe v. […]

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Poses Threat to Women’s Health and Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Members of the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price as Health and Human Services Secretary, imperiling the health and rights of millions of women whose access to health care Price favors restricting.

“During his 11 years in Congress, Rep. Price […]

Despite Hostile State Legislatures, Proactive Reproductive Rights and Health Bills Nearly Triple in Two Years

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Jan. 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
New Report Documents Increase in Proactive Legislation in 2016 Even as State Legislatures Try to Roll Back Access to Reproductive Health Care
NEW YORK — In a year notable for open, public hostility toward women’s dignity and a continuing trend of legislatures seeking to push reproductive health care […]

New York Advances Abortion Rights Through Attorney General Opinion, Ithaca Common Council Resolution

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Sept. 8, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

National Institute for Reproductive Health Praises New York’s Leadership, Urges Legislature to Align State Law

NEW YORK —The National Institute for Reproductive Health today applauded New York’s leadership on women’s rights as it advanced access to abortion yesterday through two separate mechanisms at both the local and state […]

Democratic National Committee Strengthens Support for Women’s Reproductive Health and Decision-Making, Including Access to Abortion, in 2016 Platform

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 29, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org

Statement from Andrea Miller, President, National Institute for Reproductive Health

“The 2016 Democratic National Committee platform, adopted at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, is unprecedented in its affirmation of reproductive health, rights, and justice. The platform acknowledges that ‘reproductive health is core to women’s, men’s, and young […]

NIRH Action Fund Congratulates Maria Vullo on Confirmation as Superintendent of New York State Department of Financial Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 16, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org, 646-520-3504
Statement from Andrea Miller, President,
National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund and its Campaign for a Pro-Choice New York
“Maria Vullo’s confirmation as superintendent of the New York State Department of Financial Services inspires confidence and signals progress for the people of New York state. Throughout her […]

NY Senate Passes Bill Eliminating Tax on Feminine Hygiene Products

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 26, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund
and its Campaign for a Pro-Choice New York
“The Senate’s passage of legislation exempting feminine hygiene products in New York from sales tax is a symbolic victory for New Yorkers that recognizes the tax’s […]