Press Releases: NIRH

NIRH Decries Oklahoma Abortion Ban, Most Draconian in Nation

2022-05-19T16:57:22-04:00May 19th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

NIRH Applauds Governors for Swift Action to Protect Abortion Access Across the U.S.

2022-05-17T14:54:44-04:00May 16th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

NIRH Applauds City and State Leaders Dedicating Funding to Expand Abortion Access

2022-05-11T14:06:56-04:00May 10th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

NIRH Salutes SNL Cast and Crew for Taking a Bold Stance in Support of Abortion Rights

2022-05-10T09:44:43-04:00May 10th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

Amid Threat to Roe v. Wade, NIRH Applauds Connecticut For Protecting Abortion Access

2022-05-06T10:26:12-04:00May 6th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

Statement on the Leaked Draft Majority Opinion to Overturn Roe v. Wade

2022-05-02T22:43:22-04:00May 2nd, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

NIRH Condemns Veto Override, Passage of Kentucky Abortion Ban

2022-04-14T11:33:40-04:00April 14th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 14, 2022 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] NIRH Condemns Veto Override, Passage of Kentucky Abortion Ban NEW YORK - The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) condemns the Kentucky legislature’s drastic abortion ban, which it passed by overriding a veto by Governor Beshear. House Bill 3, passed late last night, effectively bans [...]

NIRH Applauds Maryland and New York for Taking Action to Expand Abortion Access

2022-04-11T15:42:02-04:00April 11th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

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 [...]

NIRH Statement on the Arrest, Charge, and Release of Lizelle Herrera

2022-04-11T15:39:57-04:00April 11th, 2022|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 11, 2022 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] “This weekend, people across the country watched in horror as Lizelle Herrera was arrested and charged with murder in Starr County, Texas, after seeking medical attention for her emergency during pregnancy. While we are extremely relieved that she has been released and charges have been [...]

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