Press Releases: NIRH

Austin Expands Abortion Access with Passage of Historic City Council Budget

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), released the following statement […]

NIRH Decries “End of Title X as We Know It”

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 rule” to go […]

New Report Shows How States Accelerated Protections for Abortion Access in 2019; 34 States Enact 94 Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Bills in 2019

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 Most Progressive Reproductive Health […]

NIRH Applauds Wisconsin Governor Evers for Blocking Extreme Anti-Abortion Legislation

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 extreme anti-abortion bills, underscoring […]

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

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Legislation repeals outdated laws and ensures access to abortion regardless of what happens at the federal level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 abortion access into state […]

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

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 for the New York […]

NIRH Commends Enactment of Maine Bill Expanding Abortion Coverage

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, “Discrimination in Public and […]

NIRH Applauds Vermont’s Leaders for Protecting Abortion Access with Newly Enacted Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 11, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected]
Vermont becomes latest state to enshrine Roe v. Wade into state law in face of federal attacks
VERMONT – With Roe v. Wade in jeopardy and significant attacks on reproductive freedom in a number of states, the Vermont legislature took a stand for abortion access and enacted H.57 into law, a […]

NIRH Hails Passage of Legislation in Maine and New Jersey Expanding and Protecting Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 10, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, [email protected]
Applauds Maine Governor Janet Mills for Enacting; Calls on New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy to Sign Immediately
New York – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), today released the following statement hailing passage of legislation expanding and protecting abortion access in Maine and New Jersey, applauding Maine’s […]

NIRH Cheers Introduction of Wisconsin’s Abortion Access Protection Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 5, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, president, The National Institute for Reproductive Health
Madison, WI – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today called on Wisconsin legislators to support the Abortion Access Protection Act, a bill that would repeal Wisconsin’s criminal abortion ban and enshrine Roe v. Wade into state law. […]