Press Releases: NIRH

Louisiana Joins List of States That Have Banned Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 29, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, president, The National Institute for Reproductive Health
LOUISIANA – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), today released the following statement following the Louisiana legislature’s passage of another extreme abortion ban. The measure would prevent abortions after six weeks of pregnancy and […]

Missouri Enters Race to the Bottom on Abortion Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 24, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, president, The National Institute for Reproductive Health
MISSOURI – Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), today released the following statement following the Missouri legislature’s passage of an extreme abortion ban. HB 126 would prevent abortions after eight weeks of pregnancy and […]

National Advocacy Orgs Lead STOP THE BANS Day of Action; Remarks from Andrea Miller, President, NIRH

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May 21, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
Remarks from Andrea Miller, President, The National Institute for Reproductive Health
NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), today made the following remarks at a rally in Foley Square in New York City. She joined national, state and local organizations to hold […]

NIRH Slams Alabama’s Abortion Ban as Most Extreme in the Nation

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May 14, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]

Miller: “What we’re witnessing in Alabama is the latest step in anti-abortion extremists’ race to the bottom.”

ALABAMA – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), today released the following statement condemning passage of Alabama’s extreme abortion ban. The bill, HB 314, is essentially a total abortion ban, permitting exceptions […]

NARAL Pro-Choice Missouri and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Passage of Bill to Improve Reproductive Health Care Access for Incarcerated Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 15, 2019
Contact: Romana Mrzljak, [email protected], 314.489.3179
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310
Board Bill 212 to provide greater health care, sanitary products, and nutritious food
ST.LOUIS, MO – Today, at the sine die session of the St. Louis Board of Alderman, Board Bill 212 was passed and will now head to Mayor Lyda Krewson’s desk for signature. […]

NIRH Decries Passage of Unconstitutional 6-Week Abortion Ban in Ohio

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
April 11, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310
The bill follows similar legislation passed in Georgia, Kentucky, and Mississippi and under consideration in several other states
OHIO  – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement denouncing the passage of legislation in Ohio today that bans abortions after a fetal heartbeat […]

NIRH Denounces Passage of 6-Week Abortion Ban In Georgia

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:
March 29, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310
The bill follows similar legislation passed in Kentucky and Mississippi and is under consideration in 10 other states
NEW YORK – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, released the following statement condemning the passage of legislation in Georgia today that would outlaw abortions after a […]

NIRH Applauds Introduction of EACH Woman Act Repealing Discriminatory Hyde Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 12, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310
EACH Woman Act would end the federal prohibition on insurance coverage for abortion services
NIRH laid groundwork through efforts in 18 localities nationwide to adopt resolutions calling for repeal of the Hyde Amendment at the local level
Washington, DC – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released […]

NIRH’s Applauds Failure of Senate’s Deceitful Anti-Abortion Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310

Washington, DC– Following the failure today of Senate Republican’s extreme and deceitful anti-abortion legislation, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement applauding the bill’s defeat by a vote of 53 to 44 and denouncing the legislature’s effort to control women’s bodies, […]

NIRH Denounces Release Of Trump’s Discriminatory Gag Rule

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 25, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310

Washington, DC– Today, the Trump-Pence administration released a final gag rule to undermine Title X, a federal program that provides significant and vital family planning services, often in underserved communities. The rule will force medical providers participating in Title X to withhold accurate and critical information from their patients about abortion care, […]