Press Releases: NIRH

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
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 […]

With Proposed 6-Week Abortion Ban, House Intensifies Sick War on Women’s Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017  
Contact: Stephanie Reichin,
617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing on yet another unconstitutional, medically unjustified, and harmful abortion ban. The bill being discussed, H.R. 490, would federally ban abortions […]

St. Louis City Leaders Celebrate Advances in Reproductive Freedom and Call on Mayor and Board of Aldermen to Continue their Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller, St. Louis elected officials, and local advocates urged the city to utilize the newly released Local Reproductive Freedom Index as a tool to enhance access to reproductive care
St. Louis, MO – In the St. […]

New York City Named Among Best Cities in U.S. for Reproductive Freedom, New Report Finds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller Congratulated New York City Leaders for Protecting Women’s Rights and Advancing Reproductive Freedom in the Face of Federal Attacks
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) honored New York City […]

New Index Rates 40 Largest American Cities on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
October 18, 2017
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
National Institute for Reproductive Health Evaluates 40 U.S. Cities’ Access to Reproductive Freedom
As Federal and State Governments Chip Away at Women’s Health, Cities Like San Francisco, New York and Los Angeles Lead the Way for Reproductive Freedom in Era of Trump
New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health […]

NIRH Applauds Latest Midwest Action to Advance Abortion Access as Wisconsin Introduces “Respect Women Act”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Wisconsin joins a heartening national trend of states introducing proactive reproductive health agendas to push back against state and federal attacks on their residents’ rights to access comprehensive care — including abortion. Following their northern neighbor Illinois’ move to allow Medicaid […]

Birth Control Roll Back Allows for Explicit Discrimination Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today’s announcement by the Trump administration of an interim final rule to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate will allow employers, insurance companies and universities to deny women insurance coverage for birth control. The National Institute for Reproductive […]