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New Poll Shows Irrefutable Support for Reproductive Freedom Act 

2021-04-01T10:08:02-04:00April 1st, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] With overwhelming popularity and Governor Murphy’s promise to sign, advocates ask: why the holdup? NEW YORK -- With widespread public support for the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA) demonstrated by a new poll commissioned by the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates are concerned [...]

NIRH President Releases Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Violence; Calls for Support and Action

2021-03-18T18:13:44-04:00March 17th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] Statement from Andrea Miller, President of National Institute of Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund: “NIRH condemns the recent surge of anti-Asian violence in communities across the United States, including those that have been particularly visible in New York City, Oakland, San Francisco, and Seattle, and [...]

NIRH Congratulates Virginia Legislature on Repeal of Discriminatory Abortion Coverage Ban

2021-03-15T13:49:42-04:00March 15th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 CONTACT: Tara Sweeney, [email protected] With other states introducing restrictions on abortion access and the Supreme Court titled firmly away from reproductive freedom, Virginia expands abortion access for second year in a row New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund applaud the Virginia [...]

New Mexico

2021-04-26T10:39:57-04:00March 1st, 2021|Advocacy Campaigns, Decriminalizing Self-Managed Abortion, Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access|

Both NIRH and the NIRH Action Fund have worked steadily in New Mexico for several years to ensure that New Mexico repeals its pre-Roe law criminalizing abortion access and continues to be a haven for abortion access in the Southwest. In 2021, with a newly strengthened majority in support of abortion access in the State [...]

Virginia Legislative Victories

2021-04-26T10:37:41-04:00February 25th, 2021|Advocacy Campaigns, Decriminalizing Self-Managed Abortion, Impact, Insurance Coverage for Abortion, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access|

Both NIRH and the NIRH Action Fund have worked steadily in Virginia for several years — Virginia has now passed proactive abortion laws two years in a row, rolling back a host of restrictions to create a much-needed access point in the Southeast. Virginia had once been infamous for its attacks on abortion care, passing [...]

NIRH Announces Advocacy Initiatives for 2021

2021-02-23T12:43:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] National Institute for Reproductive Health To Prioritize Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health Through Partnerships with Advocacy Organizations in 24 States, Including 15 Localities NEW YORK – Today the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) announced its advocacy initiatives for 2021. Taking a two-pronged approach to advancing [...]

NIRH Applauds New Mexico for Repeal of Abortion Ban

2021-02-22T13:00:51-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, [email protected] Legislative Success Builds on Multi-year Efforts to Elect Champions Who Would Stand Up for Reproductive Freedom NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund applaud New Mexico advocates, legislators, and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for repealing the state’s criminal abortion [...]

NIRH Applauds Repeal of Global Gag Rule, Citing Abortion Care as Critical to Family Planning

2021-01-28T17:13:21-05:00January 28th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, [email protected] NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds the Biden-Harris administration for repealing the Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule,” through executive order today, and for the administration’s directive to the Department of Health and Human Services to immediately [...]

Massachusetts legislative victories

2021-04-26T10:32:56-04:00January 2nd, 2021|Advocacy Campaigns, Decriminalizing Self-Managed Abortion, Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access|

One of our core strategies has been to pass laws in every state possible to secure reproductive freedom. In Massachusetts, we worked alongside partners for many years to reform the Commonwealth’s surprisingly restrictive reproductive health laws, securing reproductive freedom in state law, removes barriers to abortion and expands access to this care. In 2017, we [...]

Amid Pandemic, States Continued to Pass Laws to Advance Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in 2020

2020-12-16T09:12:37-05:00December 16th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 16, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] New report from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) highlights 2020 state legislation to protect access to abortion, contraception, pregnancy care, and more – and recommends policies for states to move in 2021 NEW YORK – A new report from the National Institute for Reproductive Health [...]

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