Press Releases: NIRH

High Maternal Mortality Rates in New York Demand Increased Investment from State

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
Statement from Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)
New York – The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) District II today called for renewed action in combatting the maternal mortality rate, asking New York State to create a maternal mortality review board to […]

Connecticut Lawmakers Consider Bill to Fight Back Against Fake Abortion Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 11, 2019
Contact: Liza Dee, [email protected]
National Institute for Reproductive Health and NARAL Pro-Choice CT Call on State Lawmakers to Pass House Bill 7070, Ensuring Access to Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care
New York – The Connecticut state legislature today held hearings on a bill to prevent fake women’s health centers – also known as “crisis […]

NIRH Denounces Trump’s Extreme & Dishonest Anti-Woman And Anti-Abortion Remarks In State Of The Union

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 5, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310

NEW YORK – In response to extreme, inflammatory, and willfully misleading rhetoric against state-level efforts to protect abortion rights and access in the State of the Union address this evening, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement. Miller voiced her unwavering support […]

NIRH Hails St. Louis Resolution Calling For Repeal Of Discriminatory Hyde Amendment

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 1, 2019
Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected], 201-218-6310
By a vote of 20-1, St. Louis Board of Aldermen Vote Call on Missouri and the Federal Government to Allow Abortion Care Coverage in Public & Private Insurance
ST LOUIS, MO – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today praising the St […]

NIRH Applauds Governor Cuomo For Swiftly Signing And Enacting Reproductive Health Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 22, 2019
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, [email protected], 617.549.3745
New law enshrines Roe v Wade into state law 46 years after landmark decision, protecting reproductive rights and abortion access at the state level, setting precedent for states around the country to act
New York – On the 46th Anniversary of Roe v Wade, Governor Andrew Cuomo signed into law […]

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, [email protected], 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, [email protected], 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: [email protected]
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: [email protected] | 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, [email protected], 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 […]