Press Releases: NIRH

Despite Worst Reproductive Rights Climate in Generations, New York State Senate Fails to Protect Access to Abortion and Contraception Before End of Session

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June 22, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In lone success for reproductive freedom, Gov. Cuomo takes groundbreaking step by mandating no-co-pay insurance coverage of abortion for all New Yorkers
NEW YORK — As the legislative session ended in Albany, the New York State Senate once again failed to protect the reproductive rights of New Yorkers, leaving […]

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‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protesters Demand New York State Senate Codify Access to Reproductive Health Care in State Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Protesters from the National Institute for Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood Take Over New York State Capitol in Final Days of Session
ALBANY, NY – Protesters dressed as “handmaids” from Margaret Atwood’s novel The Handmaid’s Tale demonstrated throughout the New York State Capitol to demand the Senate bring […]

In Final Days of Legislative Session, U.N. Human Rights Experts Urge New York State to Pass the Reproductive Health Act

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June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
The National Institute for Reproductive Health, the SIA Legal Team and the CUNY Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic applaud the joint communication
NEW YORK (June 20) – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), the SIA Legal Team and the CUNY Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic applaud the UN […]

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Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against Threatening, Violent Protesters at Queens Abortion Clinic, Asks Court to Establish Buffer Zone to Protect Patients

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June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“For the first time, violent extremists are being charged under New York City’s 2009 clinic safety ordinance, which prohibits people from following and harassing others within 15 feet of a reproductive health clinic. This is a tremendous victory for […]

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Health and Rights Groups, Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers Demand Senate Action on Reproductive Health Bills

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June 7, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

ALBANY, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health; the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II; the New York Civil Liberties Union; and Planned Parenthood joined a diverse coalition of doctors, patients, volunteers and concerned New Yorkers at the capitol today to urge the New […]

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Leaked Birth Control Rule Expands Ability to Discriminate Against Women

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May 31, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The leaked draft of the Trump administration’s plan to roll back access to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate details a frightening scenario that would restrict access to affordable birth control for hundreds of thousands of […]

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CBO Score Accentuates Harmful Impact of AHCA

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May 24, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)
President Andrea Miller on today’s CBO Score:
“Today’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) confirms what we already knew: the so-called American Health Care Act (AHCA) is a cruel attack on the health and well-being […]

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Trump Budget Takes Aim at Women Struggling to Make Ends Meet

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May 23, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget levies an unconscionable attack on our nation’s women, cruelly gutting safety net programs like Medicaid and SNAP, disproportionately devastating the financial security, health, and wellbeing of women struggling to make ends […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Calls for Passage of Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act

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May 17, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In the Face of Federal Hostility, Elected Officials and Activists Join Reproductive Freedom Day of Action to Protect Full Access to Abortion and Birth Control in New York
NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) today led activists from around the state to Albany for […]

NIRH Denounces Senate Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Lead FDA

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May 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“This week, President Trump continues to quietly nominate anti-contraception, anti-science ‘leaders’ to his cabinet while breaking news dominates the headlines. On Tuesday, the Senate confirmed Dr. Scott Gottlieb to head the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). In a […]

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