Press Releases: NIRH

New Poll Shows Irrefutable Support for Reproductive Freedom Act 

2021-04-01T10:08:02-04:00April 1st, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE April 1, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] With overwhelming popularity and Governor Murphy’s promise to sign, advocates ask: why the holdup? NEW YORK -- With widespread public support for the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA) demonstrated by a new poll commissioned by the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates are concerned [...]

NIRH President Releases Statement Condemning Anti-Asian Violence; Calls for Support and Action

2021-03-18T18:13:44-04:00March 17th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] Statement from Andrea Miller, President of National Institute of Reproductive Health and NIRH Action Fund: “NIRH condemns the recent surge of anti-Asian violence in communities across the United States, including those that have been particularly visible in New York City, Oakland, San Francisco, and Seattle, and [...]

NIRH Congratulates Virginia Legislature on Repeal of Discriminatory Abortion Coverage Ban

2021-03-15T13:49:42-04:00March 15th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 15, 2021 CONTACT: Tara Sweeney, [email protected] With other states introducing restrictions on abortion access and the Supreme Court titled firmly away from reproductive freedom, Virginia expands abortion access for second year in a row New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund applaud the Virginia [...]

NIRH Announces Advocacy Initiatives for 2021

2021-02-23T12:43:10-05:00February 23rd, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 23, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, [email protected] National Institute for Reproductive Health To Prioritize Abortion, Contraception, Maternal Health Through Partnerships with Advocacy Organizations in 24 States, Including 15 Localities NEW YORK – Today the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) announced its advocacy initiatives for 2021. Taking a two-pronged approach to advancing [...]

NIRH Applauds New Mexico for Repeal of Abortion Ban

2021-02-22T13:00:51-05:00February 22nd, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 20, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, [email protected] Legislative Success Builds on Multi-year Efforts to Elect Champions Who Would Stand Up for Reproductive Freedom NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund applaud New Mexico advocates, legislators, and Governor Michelle Lujan Grisham for repealing the state’s criminal abortion [...]

NIRH Applauds Repeal of Global Gag Rule, Citing Abortion Care as Critical to Family Planning

2021-01-28T17:13:21-05:00January 28th, 2021|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 28, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, [email protected] NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds the Biden-Harris administration for repealing the Mexico City Policy, also known as the “global gag rule,” through executive order today, and for the administration’s directive to the Department of Health and Human Services to immediately [...]

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 [...]

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