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California Becomes First State in Nation to Mandate Medication Abortion Access on Public College Campuses

2019-11-08T17:10:20-05:00October 11th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 11, 2019 Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected], 860-304-2294 National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds first-of-its-kind legislation requiring colleges to provide medication abortion access to all students New York – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund, released the following statement today after California [...]

Austin Expands Abortion Access with Passage of Historic City Council Budget

2019-11-08T17:10:13-05:00September 12th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 10, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310 In response to state and national attacks on reproductive freedom, the Austin City Council approves $150,000 to protect access to abortion, becoming the first city in the nation to fund practical support for care AUSTIN – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), [...]

NIRH Decries “End of Title X as We Know It”

2019-11-08T17:09:16-05:00August 19th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310 Washington, DC – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement in response to Planned Parenthood’s decision to forfeit Title X funding after the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals cleared the way for the Trump-Pence administration’s egregious “gag [...]

Establishment of Maternal Mortality Review Boards to Address Racial Disparities in New York

2019-11-08T17:08:46-05:00August 4th, 2019|Impact|

On August 1, 2019, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill creating the New York State and New York City Maternal Mortality Review Boards and a Maternal Mortality and Morbidity Advisory Council. Comprised of diverse groups of clinical experts, the review boards and the council will undertake a comprehensive review of every maternal death in New [...]

Combating Misinformation, Advancing Proactive Policies in Illinois & Vermont

2019-11-08T17:34:46-05:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy Campaigns, Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access, Uncategorized|

In 2019 Illinois and Vermont passed bold legislation that protects and enshrines the right to reproductive health care. NIRH launched digital campaigns in Illinois and Vermont to celebrate this groundbreaking legislation and to guard against potential backlash by promoting accurate information about the laws.

Clearer Standards for Health Insurer ID Cards

2019-11-08T17:07:45-05:00July 10th, 2019|Access to Contraception, Impact, Insurance Coverage for Abortion|

In 2017, NIRH successfully fought for no-copay coverage of abortion and contraception for all state-regulated insurance plans in New York. However, many New Yorkers are covered by employer-provided self-funded plans which are governed by federal law and do not have to comply with state-level requirements. NIRH then urged the state to find a creative solution [...]

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

2019-11-08T17:06:51-05:00July 8th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

2019 Midyear Report: Gaining Ground

2019-11-08T17:03:39-05:00July 7th, 2019|Publications & Reports|

In the first six months of 2019, states passed more laws than ever before to protect and expand abortion access. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2019 Midyear Report details the progress states have made so far this year in proactively advancing reproductive rights, health, and justice. Against the backdrop of multiple states passing severe [...]

Fund Abortion NYC

2019-11-08T16:43:43-05:00June 27th, 2019|Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access|

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.

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

2019-11-08T16:36:01-05:00June 21st, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 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 [...]

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