Press Releases: NIRH

RECLAIM and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Introduction of Bill to Guarantee Fundamental Right to Abortion Care in Michigan

2019-11-08T17:12:18-05:00October 29th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2019 Contact: Lara Chelian, [email protected], 734-713-0548 Contact: Julien Martinez, [email protected], 347-229-2517 As Supreme Court takes aim at Roe v. Wade, Gov. Whitmer supports passage of Reproductive Health Act to repeal dozens of unconstitutional state abortion laws LANSING, MI – Today, the Michigan State Legislature introduced legislation to fully guarantee every [...]

Cities – Even in the “Reddest” States – Step Up to Protect Reproductive Freedom Against Attacks from Trump Administration and State Legislatures, New Report Finds

2019-11-08T17:11:17-05:00October 21st, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 21, 2019 Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected], 956-607-9952 National Institute for Reproductive Health’s Local Reproductive Freedom Index Analyzes Policies of 50 Major Cities, Offers Roadmap and Tools for Advocates and Policymakers NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today released the second edition of the Local Reproductive Freedom Index, a [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

NIRH Praises Enactment of Legislation Enshrining Abortion Access in Rhode Island Law

2019-11-08T16:35:12-05:00June 20th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 20, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected] Legislation repeals outdated laws and ensures access to abortion regardless of what happens at the federal level RHODE ISLAND – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement celebrating the passage and enactment of legislation in Rhode Island codifying [...]

New York City Becomes First City in the Nation to Directly Fund Abortion Care

2019-06-19T16:46:23-05:00June 14th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 14, 2019 Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected] Statement from Andrea Miller, president, The National Institute for Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund (New York, NY) — Today, as states across the country continue their attacks on abortion care, New York City reaffirmed its commitment to abortion access by including $250,000 in the FY2020 Budget [...]

NIRH Commends Enactment of Maine Bill Expanding Abortion Coverage

2019-06-19T16:46:23-05:00June 13th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 13, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected] Governor Janet Mills Signs Bill Requiring Medicaid and Private Insurers to Cover Abortion Services MAINE – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement hailing enactment of legislation in Maine requiring Medicaid and private insurers to cover abortion services. L.D. 820, [...]