Press Releases: NIRH

NIRH Congratulates Massachusetts Advocates, Legislators for Passing Legislation Protecting and Expanding Access to Abortion Care

2021-01-04T12:49:16-05:00December 29th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DECEMBER 29, 2020 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, [email protected] In the face of two vetoes from Governor Baker, advocates and legislators pull key ROE Act provisions over the finish line, expanding access to abortion care NEW YORK - The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) congratulates and applauds the Massachusetts legislature for passing critical [...]

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 [...]

New Report Documents Innovative City-Level Policies Passed in 2020 to Protect Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice During the COVID-19 Pandemic

2020-12-02T10:15:55-05:00December 2nd, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 2, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today released a new report, Protecting Reproductive Freedom in Cities and Counties During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Local Reproductive Freedom Index Special Report, documenting the promising policies and practices of localities as they work to address [...]

NIRH Condemns Confirmation of Barrett to Supreme Court; Calls for State Action to Protect Abortion Access

2020-10-26T20:48:54-04:00October 26th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] With Roe v. Wade in serious danger, states and localities must protect and expand access to abortion care New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund condemned the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Monday night, highlighting [...]

NIRH Congratulates NJ Governor, Lawmakers, and Advocates on Introduction of Groundbreaking Bill to Protect and Expand Access to Reproductive Health Care

2020-10-06T10:34:48-04:00October 6th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 2, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected]   The Reproductive Freedom Act Will Expand Coverage for Abortion, Birth Control, and Pregnancy-Related Care New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Heath (NIRH) congratulates New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, lawmakers, and advocates on their plan to introduce the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA), groundbreaking legislation [...]

NIRH Condemns Trump’s Nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court

2020-09-26T17:43:02-04:00September 26th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Tara Sweeney, [email protected], 917-488-0094 September 26, 2020  Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today assailing both President Trump’s decision to nominate a Supreme Court Justice before the voters have spoken and his selection of conservative, activist jurist Amy Coney Barrett.  “This nomination represents a travesty of justice. [...]

NIRH Condemns State-Sanctioned Reproductive Coercion, Joins Call to Abolish ICE

2020-09-24T09:27:03-04:00September 24th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 24, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected], 646-520-3504 Following reports of forced hysterectomies at a U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) detention facility in Irwin, Georgia, the National Institute for Reproductive Health released the following statement:  “NIRH is horrified that people are being subjected to and terrorized with forced hysterectomies, and condemns in [...]

NIRH Statement on the Passing of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

2020-09-18T22:40:22-04:00September 18th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 18, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected], 646-520-3504 Upon the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller released the following statement: “Ruth Bader Ginsburg had a profound impact on our nation and our lives. Her passing is a devastating loss. Justice Ginsburg [...]

NIRH Condemns SCOTUS Ruling in Critical Case Gutting Access to Birth Control, Notes Fallout for Birth Control Guarantee at the State Level

2020-07-09T16:46:00-04:00July 9th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 9, 2020 Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected] Statement from Andrea Miller, president, National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today in response to the Supreme Court’s decision to expand employers’ ability to deny birth control coverage to [...]

Amid Coronavirus Pandemic, Many States Moved to Ensure Access to Reproductive Health Care, New Report Shows

2020-07-08T08:56:50-04:00July 8th, 2020|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 8, 2020 Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected] The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s (NIRH) Annual Midyear Report Highlights State Actions to Protect and Advance Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in the First Half of 2020  NEW YORK – During the first half of 2020, many states took action to protect access to reproductive health [...]

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