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New Report Shows How States Accelerated Protections for Abortion Access in 2019; 34 States Enact 94 Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Bills in 2019

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 8, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected], 956-607-9952
The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s (NIRH) “Gaining Ground” Report Highlights an Unprecedented Wave of State Action to Protect and Advance Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
In Direct Response to the Actions of Anti-Abortion Legislators, States Led the Passage of Some of the Boldest and Most Progressive Reproductive Health […]

2019 Midyear Report: Gaining Ground

In the first half of 2019, 49 states and the District of Columbia (DC) introduced 831 pieces of proactive legislation to advance access to abortion, contraception, pregnancy care, sexuality education, support for parents and families, and to prohibit discrimination based on reproductive decisions. Overall, 94 bills were fully enacted, including 10 bills improving access to […]

Abortion Access Takes Center Stage Across Two Nights of Democratic Debate

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June 28, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]

NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund (NIRH Action Fund), released the following statement commending the Democratic candidates who participated in both nights of the presidential debate for putting reproductive freedom front and center. The candidates’ support is critical amid an unprecedented […]

Fund Abortion NYC

New York City made history for abortion access as the first city in the nation to directly fund abortion care! NIRH Action Fund and our partners in the #FundAbortionNYC Coalition worked with the New York City Council to ensure that financial barriers don't interfere with anyone's ability to control when and whether to become a parent.

Candidates Show Strong Support for Abortion Rights and Access at First Democratic Debate

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June 26, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected]

NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund (NIRH Action Fund), released the following statement praising the Democratic candidates for demonstrating strong support of reproductive freedom, including abortion, during the first presidential debate. Tonight’s debate comes in the wake of an unprecedented national fight […]

NIRH Applauds Wisconsin Governor Evers for Blocking Extreme Anti-Abortion Legislation

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June 21, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, President, National Institute for Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund
WISCONSIN – With Roe v. Wade in jeopardy and states from Louisiana to Alabama and Missouri to Georgia waging war on reproductive freedom, Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers today vetoed a package of four extreme anti-abortion bills, underscoring […]

NIRH Praises Enactment of Legislation Enshrining Abortion Access in Rhode Island Law

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June 20, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected]
Legislation repeals outdated laws and ensures access to abortion regardless of what happens at the federal level
RHODE ISLAND – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement celebrating the passage and enactment of legislation in Rhode Island codifying abortion access into state […]

New York City Becomes First City in the Nation to Directly Fund Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 14, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, president, The National Institute for Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund
(New York, NY) — Today, as states across the country continue their attacks on abortion care, New York City reaffirmed its commitment to abortion access by including $250,000 in the FY2020 Budget for the New York […]

NIRH Commends Enactment of Maine Bill Expanding Abortion Coverage

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June 13, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected]
Governor Janet Mills Signs Bill Requiring Medicaid and Private Insurers to Cover Abortion Services
MAINE – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement hailing enactment of legislation in Maine requiring Medicaid and private insurers to cover abortion services. L.D. 820, “Discrimination in Public and […]

NIRH Applauds Vermont’s Leaders for Protecting Abortion Access with Newly Enacted Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected]
Vermont becomes latest state to enshrine Roe v. Wade into state law in face of federal attacks
VERMONT – With Roe v. Wade in jeopardy and significant attacks on reproductive freedom in a number of states, the Vermont legislature took a stand for abortion access and enacted H.57 into law, a […]