Publications & Reports

2021 Midyear Report — Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2021-07-12T11:41:12-04:00July 9th, 2021|Publications & Reports, Uncategorized|

Right now, the ability to access abortion feels more precarious than at any time in the last half century. And these attacks are part of a bigger movement to limit freedom and autonomy.  The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2021 Midyear Report, Gaining Ground, details the progress states made so far this year in [...]

Polling on New Jersey’s Reproductive Freedom Act

2021-04-08T11:04:14-04:00April 1st, 2021|Advocacy Campaigns, Communications Strategy, Polling + Messaging, Publications & Reports|

In its effort to move the Reproductive Freedom Act (RFA) in New Jersey, NIRH commissioned polling in New Jersey that revealed widespread public support for the RFA and access to reproductive health care in general. Read the full memo here.    About the Reproductive Freedom Act Championed by the Thrive NJ coalition, which includes NIRH, [...]

2020 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2021-07-20T10:49:44-04:00December 15th, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Download the full report and the Key Takeaways. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2020 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes advances in reproductive health, rights, and justice at the state level throughout 2020. Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation [...]

Protecting Reproductive Freedom in Cities and Counties During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Local Reproductive Freedom Index Special Report

2020-12-02T10:13:31-05:00December 1st, 2020|Publications & Reports, Uncategorized|

The Local Reproductive Freedom Index is a biennial initiative that evaluates the reproductive health, rights, and justice policies of 50 U.S. cities and municipalities. Protecting Reproductive Freedom in Cities and Counties During the COVID-19 Pandemic: A Local Reproductive Freedom Index Special Report documents the leadership and promising policies and practices of localities as [...]

Declaring Abortion Provider Appreciation Day in Your Community: A Proclamation Toolkit

2020-11-10T10:45:28-05:00November 10th, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Declaring Abortion Provider Appreciation Day in Your Community: A Proclamation Toolkit is a new resource from NIRH and our partners Abortion Care Network (ACN) and the National Network of Abortion Funds (NNAF). Advocates, organizers, abortion providers, and staff and volunteers at abortion clinics can use this toolkit to learn more about working with their [...]

Polling on Abortion Access in Arizona and Pennsylvania

2021-04-01T16:56:56-04:00September 23rd, 2020|Communications Strategy, Polling + Messaging, Publications & Reports|

NIRH Action Fund commissioned polling in 2020 in Arizona and Pennsylvania that found widespread support for abortion access in these key battleground states. This polling builds on NIRH’s national and state-based public opinion and message research conducted since 2016.  The Arizona and Pennsylvania surveys yield strikingly similar results, and indicate that voters in these states [...]

2020 Midyear Report — Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-07-08T08:58:57-04:00July 7th, 2020|Publications & Reports, Uncategorized|

In the first six months of 2020, most states took action to protect access to reproductive health care -- with some stepping up to protect abortion care specifically. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2020 Midyear Report, Gaining Ground, details the progress states made so far this year in advancing reproductive rights, health, and [...]

COVID-19 and Abortion Advocacy: Strategies to Consider

2020-03-30T10:43:03-04:00March 30th, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Abortion is essential, and reproductive health care cannot be put on hold in times of crisis.  The COVID-19 pandemic is an unprecedented outbreak -- elected and public health officials are implementing policies to limit spread of the disease and flatten the curve, sometimes with unintended consequences for abortion access. Unfortunately, there are a few who [...]

2019 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-01-31T16:49:19-05:00January 3rd, 2020|Publications & Reports|

Download the executive summary in English, the executive summary in Spanish, and the full report. The National Institute for Reproductive Health’s 2019 End of Year Report, Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States analyzes advances in reproductive health, rights, and justice at the state level [...]

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