Press Releases: NIRH

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

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February 23, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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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
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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

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January 29, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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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 […]

The National Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Renewed Commitment to Reproductive Freedom in 2018

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January 11, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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M: 617.549.3745
Statement by Andrea Miller, National Institute for Reproductive Health President and Steering Committee Member for the New York State Council on Women and Girls
“When President Trump disbanded our nation’s critical Council on Women and Girls last fall, Governor Andrew Cuomo took action and formed New York’s own. Today, the Governor’s […]

Kule X Prinkshop Brands Debut Limited Edition ‘1973’ Roe v. Wade Tee Shirt in Support of Reproductive Freedom

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January 10, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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30% Of Proceeds Will Go to the National Institute for Reproductive Health to Help Protect and Expand Reproductive Freedom in Cities and States Across the Country
Luxury Fashion Designers Prinkshop & Kule Aim to Sell 100,000 T-Shirts to Raise Awareness of this Issue by the 2020 Election
New York – […]

Gov. Cuomo: New York Will Advance Reproductive Freedom, Economic Justice, and Safety for New York Women

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January 3, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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C: 617.549.3745
Statement from Andrea Miller, President, National Institute for Reproductive Health
“In his eighth annual State of the State address today, Gov. Cuomo gave his full commitment to improving the lives of women by expanding reproductive freedom, along with a host of proposals to advance economic justice and safety […]

New Report Finds that Nearly Every State Moved Proactive Policies to Advance Reproductive Freedom in 2017, Serving as a Counterweight to Harmful Federal Action

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January 2, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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M: 617.549.3745

National Institute for Reproductive Health notes key advances for abortion rights, access to contraception, and other affirmative policies that support healthy pregnancies and parenting

New York – A new report released today by the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) shows that throughout 2017 – as a […]

NIRH Statement on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

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December 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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By National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“I am deeply saddened to hear the news of Mayor Lee’s passing and send my heartfelt condolences to his family and the City of San Francisco.

“Earlier this year, I had the pleasure of honoring Mayor Lee for his work […]

Massachusetts Passes Bill Protecting Insurance Coverage for Contraception from Federal Assaults

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November 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
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C: 617.549.3745

Legislators, Governor, advocates, and insurers take decisive action against President Trump’s rollback of the ACA’s contraceptive requirement

New York, NY – Massachusetts Governor Charlie Baker today signed into law a bill that will ensure insurance coverage and affordable access to contraception. This action protects […]