Press Releases: NIRH

New Report Finds 27 States and D.C. Enacted a Record 100 Laws to Protect and Expand Reproductive Freedom in 2018 — More than in Each of the Previous Four Years 

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2019
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com, 956-607-9952
National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) highlights advances for reproductive health and rights in 2018; offers policy recommendations for 2019
NIRH announces strategy and partnership with advocates in key states to pass legislation and advance policies to make abortion more accessible
New York – As the Trump-Pence administration and many anti-abortion […]

NIRH Applauds Governor Cuomo for Commitment to Quick Passage of the Reproductive Health Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 17, 2018
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com, 646-930-1243

NEW YORK, NY – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today applauding Governor Cuomo’s commitment, made during his first 100 days address, to quickly passing the Reproductive Health Act once the new legislative session begins.

“Today, Governor Cuomo recommitted to passing the […]

NIRH & NIRH Action Fund Launch Statewide Campaign Raising Awareness And Calling For Swift Passage Of The Reproductive Health Act

December 12, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Half-a-million-dollar investment to blanket New York to urge Albany to enshrine reproductive rights into state law and showcase the widespread public support including in Hudson Valley and Long Island 
New York – In the wake of the unprecedented victories for pro-choice candidates in New York State’s 2018 elections, the National Institute for Reproductive […]

Following the Loss of the House, President Trump Moves to Push Abortion and Birth Control Further Out of Reach

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
November 9, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com | M: 617.549.3745
Statement from the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
New York – Following the loss of the Republican majority in the House, the Trump-Pence administration doubled down their efforts to restrict access to reproductive health care, proposing a new rule that would […]

Midterm Elections Create New Opportunities to Advance Reproductive Freedom and New Checks on Efforts to Rollback Abortion Rights and Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 7, 2018
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com, 956-607-9952
NIRH Action Fund Applauds Partners in States Around the Country Whose Victories Have Created Opportunities to Protect Abortion Access
Governors’ Races and State Legislative Chamber Flips in Key States Bode Well for Future of Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice
New York – Against the back drop of a […]

Statement: NIRH Stands With Transgender and Genderqueer People

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)’s mission is to help build a society in which everyone has the freedom and ability to control their reproductive and sexual lives, including transgender, gender non-conforming, and gender non-binary people. We condemn the Trump-Pence administration’s memo which states their intention to narrowly define gender under Title IX law as […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health’s Statement Admonishing Proposed Changes to Narrowly Define Gender

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 24, 2018
Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@skdknick.com

NEW YORK, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller released the following statement today regarding changes proposed by the Trump administration to narrowly define gender under Title IX:

“The Trump administration’s proposed assault on the transgender community is the latest in a string of […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Statement on Confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 6, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) released the following statement today regarding the Senate’s vote to confirm Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court:

“NIRH condemns all votes to confirm Brett Kavanaugh as Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. His judicial record, his belligerence, and multiple […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)’s Statement on the Senate Cloture Vote

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 5, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

New York, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today regarding the Senate’s cloture vote to proceed with a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s nomination.

“Members of the Senate cast their cloture votes today, with a Senate majority voting to advance Judge Brett […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health’s Statement on Senate Judiciary Committee’s Divided Vote to Advance Brett Kavanaugh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 26, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

NEW YORK, NY – NIRH condemns the affirmative votes by members of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee to advance the confirmation process of Judge Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court of the United States. It is unconscionable that elected leaders could witness both the courageous testimony of Dr. Christine […]