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With Proposed 6-Week Abortion Ban, House Intensifies Sick War on Women’s Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017  
Contact: Stephanie Reichin,
617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing on yet another unconstitutional, medically unjustified, and harmful abortion ban. The bill being discussed, H.R. 490, would federally ban abortions […]

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St. Louis City Leaders Celebrate Advances in Reproductive Freedom and Call on Mayor and Board of Aldermen to Continue their Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller, St. Louis elected officials, and local advocates urged the city to utilize the newly released Local Reproductive Freedom Index as a tool to enhance access to reproductive care
St. Louis, MO – In the St. […]

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New York City Named Among Best Cities in U.S. for Reproductive Freedom, New Report Finds

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October 30, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller Congratulated New York City Leaders for Protecting Women’s Rights and Advancing Reproductive Freedom in the Face of Federal Attacks
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) honored New York City […]

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New Index Rates 40 Largest American Cities on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
National Institute for Reproductive Health Evaluates 40 U.S. Cities’ Access to Reproductive Freedom
As Federal and State Governments Chip Away at Women’s Health, Cities Like San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles Lead the Way for Reproductive Freedom in Era of Trump
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today […]

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NIRH Applauds Latest Midwest Action to Advance Abortion Access as Wisconsin Introduces “Respect Women Act”

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October 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Wisconsin joins a heartening national trend of states introducing proactive reproductive health agendas to push back against state and federal attacks on their residents’ rights to access comprehensive care — including abortion. Following their northern neighbor Illinois’ move to allow Medicaid […]

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Birth Control Roll Back Allows for Explicit Discrimination Against Women

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October 6, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today’s announcement by the Trump administration of an interim final rule to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate will allow employers, insurance companies and universities to deny women insurance coverage for birth control. The National Institute for Reproductive […]

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20-Week Abortion Ban Bill is a Cruel Attack on Women’s Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion ban. In addition to being unconstitutional, H.R. 36 will leave women who need to access abortion later in pregnancy without any recourse, and criminalizes abortion after an arbitrary […]

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GOP Illinois Governor to Sign Bill Expanding Access to Abortion

September 28, 2017
National Institute for Reproductive Health, ACLU of Illinois and All* Above All partnered to advance legislation
Today, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 40 into law lifting the ban on insurance coverage for abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid or state employee health insurance. The bill also removes a “trigger” provision in state […]

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Graham-Cassidy is Dead; Let’s Get to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Once again, the U.S. Senate learned that the people across this country will not stand by as legislators try to rescind the critical advances of the Affordable Care Act (ACA). The failure of the destructive ‘Graham-Cassidy’ was a […]

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Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Preys on the Underserved Women of America

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September 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Senate Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by September 30 would completely devastate access to critical reproductive health care in the U.S. The new bill would leave millions of women without coverage for […]

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