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Leaked Birth Control Rule Expands Ability to Discriminate Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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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House Passes Cruel Health Care Legislation, With Devastating Impact on Women and Families

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
“By ramming through the horrendous American Health Care Act (AHCA), the U.S. House of Representatives has launched a cruel attack on the health and well-being of women and families that is destined to create chaos in our nation’s […]

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

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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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