FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 19, 2022 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] NEW YORK - The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) decries Oklahoma’s latest abortion ban, which bans almost all abortions entirely from the point of fertilization and includes vigilante-style enforcement. The bill subjects abortion providers and anyone who “aids or abets” a person seeking an [...]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 17, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] With the impending fall of Roe v. Wade, which will cause a damaging ripple effect in accessing care, the time is now to enact every policy possible to protect and expand access to care NEW YORK – With more than over a dozen national reproductive [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 16, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Isabel Shepard, [email protected], (914) 588 6088 New York Governor Kathy Hochul and California Governor Gavin Newsom Among the State Leaders Championing Abortion Rights Through Funding and Legislative Action As Oasis States Prepare for an Influx in Patients Following Justice Alito’s leaked draft SCOTUS ruling which threatened to [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Steph Reichin, [email protected] Amid threat to Roe v. Wade, New York and Chicago announce critical funding for abortion access NEW YORK – As states around the country pass draconian laws to restrict abortion access and bodily autonomy, NIRH, our partners, and elected leaders have taken a stand [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 9, 2022 Contact: Daphne Ortiz, [email protected], 323-86-9890 Cast Wears 1973 T-Shirts Benefitting NIRH's Efforts to Safeguard Access in States and Cities Across the Country NEW YORK -- Over the weekend, NBC's Saturday Night Live took a bold stance in support of abortion rights. The show featured a powerful opening sketch and chose [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 6, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Olivia Lapeyrolerie, [email protected] First-in-the-nation law will protect medical providers and patients seeking abortion care in Connecticut from other states NEW YORK – Amidst unprecedented threats to overturn Roe v. Wade, the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont for taking bold action to [...]
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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 2, 2022 Contact: Tara Sweeney, [email protected] Statement from Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund “The draft majority U.S. Supreme Court opinion in Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization that was leaked this evening is despicable and dangerous, and if the Court’s final majority [...]
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2022 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] The Maryland Legislature overrides Governor’s veto to pass the Abortion Care Access Act; New York State includes provisions in state budget to expand access to care NEW YORK – While more states are moving to ban abortion ahead of the Supreme Court’s upcoming ruling in [...]