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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 [...]

RECLAIM and the National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Introduction of Bill to Guarantee Fundamental Right to Abortion Care in Michigan

2019-11-08T17:12:18-05:00October 29th, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 29, 2019 Contact: Lara Chelian, [email protected], 734-713-0548 Contact: Julien Martinez, [email protected], 347-229-2517 As Supreme Court takes aim at Roe v. Wade, Gov. Whitmer supports passage of Reproductive Health Act to repeal dozens of unconstitutional state abortion laws LANSING, MI – Today, the Michigan State Legislature introduced legislation to fully guarantee every [...]

Combating Misinformation, Advancing Proactive Policies in Illinois & Vermont

2019-11-08T17:34:46-05:00July 25th, 2019|Advocacy Campaigns, Impact, Proactive Policy on Abortion Access, Uncategorized|

In 2019 Illinois and Vermont passed bold legislation that protects and enshrines the right to reproductive health care. NIRH launched digital campaigns in Illinois and Vermont to celebrate this groundbreaking legislation and to guard against potential backlash by promoting accurate information about the laws.

NIRH Applauds Nevada Legislators for Choosing to “Trust Nevada Women”

2019-06-19T16:46:24-04:00May 31st, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 31, 2019 Contact: Noah Gardy, [email protected] As Fight for Reproductive Freedom Escalates, Nevada Passes the Trust Nevada Women Act to Eliminate Harmful Restrictions on Abortion Access NEVADA – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement hailing passage of legislation in Nevada today eliminating outdated and onerous [...]

NIRH Applauds Governor Cuomo For Swiftly Signing And Enacting Reproductive Health Act

2019-01-22T20:58:26-05:00January 22nd, 2019|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE January 22, 2019 Contact: Stephanie Reichin, [email protected], 617.549.3745 New law enshrines Roe v Wade into state law 46 years after landmark decision, protecting reproductive rights and abortion access at the state level, setting precedent for states around the country to act New York – On the 46th Anniversary of Roe v Wade, Governor Andrew [...]

NIRH Condemns Partisan Votes on Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act

2018-06-06T22:36:38-04:00June 6th, 2018|Press Releases: NIRH, Uncategorized|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 6, 2018 Contact: Noah Gardy E: [email protected] C: (201) 218-6310 The following is a statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller New York – Today, Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health, released the following statement reacting to Senate Republicans’ refusal to allow amendments that would bring [...]

Empowering LGBT Youth as Advocates in Central Pennsylvania

2019-06-19T16:46:36-04:00October 5th, 2017|Comprehensive Sexuality Education, Impact, Uncategorized, Youth Initiatives|

Far too often, LGBT youth are overlooked in the development and delivery of sexuality education programs, with the result that they lack the information and tools they need to make healthy, informed decisions about their sexuality and reproductive health. In 2017, NIRH partnered with the Family Health Council of Central Pennsylvania and the LGBT Center [...]

Sepcial Events and Development Manager

2019-06-19T16:46:43-04:00January 10th, 2017|Uncategorized|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (www.nirhealth.org) works to increase access to reproductive health care by changing public policy, galvanizing public support, and normalizing women’s decisions to have abortions and use contraception. Since 2008, the National Institute has partnered with more than 120 organizations in 37 states and 48 localities, providing strategic guidance, hands-on support, [...]

2014 Year in Review — Building Momentum: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2020-01-21T09:31:44-05:00January 21st, 2015|Publications & Reports, Uncategorized|

2014 was the year that NIRH produced a report tracking proactive state legislation on reproductive health and rights.  Advocates and legislators made great gains in promoting legislation that affirmatively supports women’s reproductive and sexual health, rights, dignity, and autonomy. To read more, click here.