Press Releases: NIRH

Trump’s Executive Order Puts Women’s Health Care at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In the last week President Trump has appointed two anti-choice, anti-contraception and anti-health ‘leaders’ to critical roles overseeing women’s health at the Department of Health and Human Services. Today he adds to this alarming legacy by issuing an […]

NIRH Opposes HHS Appointment of Teresa Manning, Who Said ‘Contraception Doesn’t Work’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The National Institute for Reproductive Health is appalled that President Trump has appointed someone who said ‘contraception doesn’t work’ and flat-out opposes federal family planning funding to lead the federal program dedicated solely to providing low-income Americans with […]

NIRH Condemns Trump’s Choice for Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services

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April 28, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538

Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller

“The National Institute for Reproductive Health condemns President Trump’s extreme choice of Charmaine Yoest, former president of anti-abortion group Americans United for Life, to serve as the Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health to Honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and Feminist Women’s Health Center at Annual “Champions of Choice” Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund today announced that they will honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and the Feminist Women’s Health Center with the annual Champions of Choice award on April 26. Held each spring, Champions of Choice […]

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Oregon’s Multnomah County to Join National Movement Calling for Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone
National Institute for Reproductive Health
646-520-3504
cpetrone@nirhealth.org
State and Local Advocates Build Momentum for Abortion Coverage,in Defiance of Federal Attacks on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice
Multnomah County, Ore. — The Multnomah County Board of Commissioners has joined the growing number of localities recognizing the importance of access to affordable abortion […]

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Gorsuch’s Confirmation Imperils Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation is a devastating setback to the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQ folks, and low-income communities. Given Gorsuch’s prior rulings — and Trump’s commitment to appoint judges who would overturn Roe v. […]

Congress Eliminates Anti-Discrimination Protections for Reproductive Health Care Providers Receiving Title X Funding for Family Planning Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Low-Income Women, Women of Color Will Disproportionately Lose Access to Critical Preventive Care
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Senate’s passage of HJ Resolution 43 today reverses the Obama regulation eliminating discrimination in Title X funding to reproductive health care clinics that separately provide […]

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National Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds NYC Council Speaker for Prioritizing Reproductive and Sexual Health in State of the City Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 16, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Facing Attacks at the Federal Level, Local and State Champions are Critical to Protecting and Expanding Access to Contraception, Abortion, Sex Education
NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health applauds New York City Council Speaker Melissa Mark-Viverito today for prioritizing reproductive and sexual health in the […]

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Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price Poses Threat to Women’s Health and Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Members of the Senate confirmed Rep. Tom Price as Health and Human Services Secretary, imperiling the health and rights of millions of women whose access to health care Price favors restricting.

“During his 11 years in Congress, Rep. Price […]