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

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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 […]

Sessions’ Record Against Women Makes Him Unfit as Nation’s Highest Law Officer

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Feb. 8, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health
“Sen. Jeff Sessions’ confirmation as Attorney General brings deep shame to our nation and imperils the rights and health of millions of women. As a senator, Sessions opposed the reauthorization of the Violence Against Women Act […]

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Neil Gorsuch Presents Danger to Reproductive Rights

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Jan. 31, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538 
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“President Trump has promised to appoint Supreme Court judges who will vote to overturn Roe v. Wade, and Trump’s actions during the first week of his presidency suggest that he is following through with his anti-choice agenda.
“In one of […]

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Gov. Andrew Cuomo Vows to Advance Reproductive Rights in New York by Introducing Constitutional Amendment Writing Roe V. Wade into New York State Constitution

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January 30, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6438
Statement from Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health
“Today, Gov. Cuomo proposed a Constitutional Amendment to write Roe v. Wade into the New York State Constitution. This proposal is a bold move to ensure that New York never falls victim to the hostility to […]

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House of Representatives Votes to Deny Women Insurance Coverage of Abortion

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Jan. 24, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today the House of Representatives passed H.R.7, legislation that would make permanent the disastrous policy of the Hyde Amendment, which already bans insurance coverage for abortion for women enrolled in Medicaid and other federal health insurance plans. H.R.7 […]

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Governor Cuomo Announces Regulations to Secure Insurance Coverage for Abortion and Contraception with No Copays

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January 21, 2017
Contact: Andrew Stern, 646-896-4797
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Governor Cuomo announced new regulations that bolster women’s access to reproductive health care by ensuring that insurance plans cover abortion and contraception without copays or other cost-sharing requirements.

“I applaud Governor Cuomo, and Department of Financial Services Superintendent Maria […]

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Trump Inauguration Met with Groundswell of Resistance; National Institute for Reproductive Health to Join Marches in DC and NYC to Demonstrate in Support of Reproductive Health and Rights

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Jan. 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today’s inauguration will be met this weekend with an unparalleled public outcry against Donald Trump’s hostility toward women and a surge in activism devoted to advancing equal rights and dignity for all people. In a weekend marked by […]

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Facing Hostile Federal Reproductive Rights Climate, New York Leads Nation Forward With Proactive Abortion and Contraception Legislation

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Jan. 17, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Assembly Passes New Bills to Preserve and Advance Women’s Rights in New York, Irrespective of Federal Efforts to Dismantle Protections
NEW YORK — The New York State Assembly took decisive action today in advancing women’s health and rights by passing both the Reproductive Health Act (RHA)(A1748)  and the Comprehensive […]

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Sen. Gillibrand Files Budget Amendment to Protect Reproductive Health Care Coverage for Millions of Americans

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Jan. 11, 2017

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller:
“Today Sen. Gillibrand stood up for millions of Americans who want and deserve access to reproductive health care.

“The efforts of the U.S. Senate Majority Leadership to repeal the Affordable Care Act — and to include in that repeal […]

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Despite Hostile State Legislatures, Proactive Reproductive Rights and Health Bills Nearly Triple in Two Years

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Jan. 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
New Report Documents Increase in Proactive Legislation in 2016 Even as State Legislatures Try to Roll Back Access to Reproductive Health Care
NEW YORK — In a year notable for open, public hostility toward women’s dignity and a continuing trend of legislatures seeking to push reproductive health care […]