Press Releases: NIRH

NIRH Denounces St. Louis Board of Aldermen for Failure to Pass “Buffer Zone Bill” for City’s Only Abortion Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2018
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
Despite setback, advocates’ focus on local-level advances in reproductive freedom will intensify
St. Louis, MO – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund, released the following statement today decrying St. Louis’ failure to pass Board Bill 34, “The Buffer Zone […]

Durham County Becomes Fourteenth Locality to Pass Resolution Supporting Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

NEW YORK — In a bold show of support for reproductive freedom, Durham County, North Carolina became the latest locality to pass a resolution calling for state and federal funding of abortion coverage. The advocates and activists that made this win possible are a part of a […]

From California to Connecticut, States Step Up to Fight the Deception of Fake Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
In Connecticut and across the country, the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) backs efforts to regulate fake clinics and ensure women have access to legitimate care
New York – While the Supreme Court hears arguments today in National Institute of Family and Life Advocates (NIFLA) v. Becerra, regarding […]

New York Assembly Fights to Advance Women’s Rights and Health, While State Senate Threatens to Thrust New York Backwards by Failing to Include Women’s Health Package in its Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health President, Andrea Miller
NEW YORK – The New York State Senate released its budget late last night, dropping the provisions for reproductive health care that were part of the Assembly and the Governor’s budgets. In his Executive Budget, the Governor included several reproductive freedom […]

ICE: Release Alejandra Pablos Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“On March 7, 2018, Alejandra Pablos was torn from our community by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in retaliation for leading peaceful protests. The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) calls for Alejandra Pablos to be immediately released and […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Announces Three Honorees Fighting for Reproductive Freedom in 2018

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February 28, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
 Whoopi Goldberg, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Producer Caroline Hirsch will be honored at Champions of Choice Luncheon, May 1
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund announced today that they will honor Whoopi Goldberg, New York […]

St. Louis Passes Second Pro-Reproductive Rights Bill in Less Than a Year Through Perfection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
St. Louis Board of Aldermen Vote 15-13 to Create Buffer Zone Around St. Louis’ Only Abortion Clinic
St. Louis, MO – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) commends Missouri advocates, activists and policymakers who expanded reproductive freedom in St. Louis today and passed Board Bill 34, ‘The Buffer […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Announces New Investments in Cities in Deep Red States

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February 8, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
12 Key Cities – 10 in Historically Conservative States – Named the New Battlegrounds for Reproductive Freedom in 2018
New York – Six months after releasing the Local Reproductive Freedom Index, a first-of-its-kind evaluation of the reproductive health, rights and justice policies of 40 of the most populous U.S. […]

NIRH and SiX Join Forces to Support State Organizations Fighting for Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in 2018

January 31, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
Partnership will fuel efforts to protect and advance reproductive freedom in Colorado, Georgia and Wisconsin through the development of proactive strategies and legislation
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and State Innovation Exchange (SiX) announced today a pivotal new partnership to support on-the-ground efforts that […]

Senate Defeats 20-Week Abortion Ban; States Must Continue to Safeguard Reproductive Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health

New York – Today, the U.S. Senate rejected an unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion ban that would criminalize abortion after an arbitrary cutoff point and leave women who need access to abortion later in pregnancy without any recourse. This […]