abortion

Local Attempts to Regulate Abortion Clinics

2019-06-19T16:46:16-05:00August 13th, 2015|

TRAP (targeted regulation of abortion providers) ordinances place medically unnecessary restrictions on abortion care that do not exist for procedures of similar complexity and risk with the ultimate goal of shutting down abortion clinics. Anti-choice politicians pass these ordinances under the guise of protecting women’s safety and health, including seemingly benign requirements like wider halls [...]

Clinic Safety Post-McCullen

2019-10-07T14:39:00-05:00August 13th, 2015|

In 2014, the Supreme Court struck down Massachusetts’s 35-foot buffer zone around abortion clinics in the case McCullen v. Coakley. In its decision, the Court focused on the local nature of clinic violence and therefore the potentially more appropriate response of localized policy solutions. The National Institute for Reproductive Health has worked with partners over [...]

Building Blocks for Change: A Primer on Local Advocacy for Reproductive Health, Rights, and Justice

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00August 10th, 2015|Publications & Reports|

The communities in which we live have always been at the center of the work that reproductive health, rights, and justice advocates do every day. This has never been truer than it is now, in a time when anti-choice politicians are steadily chipping away at access to the resources and information people need to make [...]

Building Momentum: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 28th, 2015|Publications & Reports|

For those working to advance reproductive health, rights, and justice in the states, 2014 was a banner year. Although anti-choice, antiwoman legislators and their extremist allies continued to undermine women’s rights and health through restrictive laws, this year also saw a surge in the introduction, consideration, and enactment of laws intended to increase women’s access [...]

Analysis of Voters’ Opinions on Abortion in Women’s Lives: Exploring Links to Equal Opportunity and Financial Stability

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 20th, 2015|Publications & Reports|

The National Institute for Reproductive Health commissioned PerryUndem Research/Communication to conduct polling in New York and Pennsylvania to better understand the degree of support for legislative packages for women, to assess the extent to which voters believe abortion access belongs in such policy agendas, to explore why voters feel abortion access is important, and to [...]

Engines of Change: Promoting Reproductive Rights, Health, and Justice in Our Nation’s Cities

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 9th, 2015|Publications & Reports|

In 2008, the National Institute for Reproductive Health made a commitment to create and implement a proactive agenda for women’s reproductive health, rights, and justice at the local level. As this Urban Initiative for Reproductive Health (Urban Initiative) enters its sixth year of work to forward this agenda in communities across the United States, we [...]

New Polling Bolsters Evidence that Voters Link Control Over Reproductive Decisions — Including Abortion Access — to Women’s Financial Stability, Equal Opportunity

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 9th, 2015|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 7, 2015 Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, [email protected] New Polling Bolsters Evidence that Voters Link Control Over Reproductive Decisions — Including Abortion Access — to Women’s Financial Stability, Equal Opportunity Virginia voters align with those in New York, Pennsylvania, and oppose legislative trend toward restricting abortion access NEW YORK — Voters in [...]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Congratulates City of Madison for Passing Resolution Calling for the Removal of Bans that Deny Abortion Coverage and Further Inequities

2015-07-09T20:32:10-05:00July 9th, 2015|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 17, 2015 Contact: Tara Sweeney,[email protected], 917-488-0094 National Institute for Reproductive Health Congratulates City of Madison for Passing Resolution Calling for the Removal of Bans that Deny Abortion Coverage and Further Inequities MADISON—Tonight the Common Council of Madison, Wisc., passed a Resolution Calling for Increased Funding for Comprehensive Reproductive Health Care. This [...]

Gallery Exhibition, “Choice,” Combines Art with Abortion Rights Advocacy

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 9th, 2015|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 22, 2015 Contact: Christie Petrone, [email protected], 646-520-3504 Gallery Exhibition, “Choice,” Combines Art with Abortion Rights Advocacy Nancy Hoffman Gallery Exhibition Features Artist Michele Pred’s Limited-Edition Purses Bearing Pro-Choice Messages, with Proceeds Benefiting NARAL Pro-Choice New York, National Institute for Reproductive Health   NEW YORK — An exhibition entitled “Choice,” running at [...]

Multi-State Polling Shows Voters Connect Abortion Access to Financial Stability, Equal Opportunities

2019-06-19T16:46:48-05:00July 9th, 2015|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2014 Contact: Christie Petrone, [email protected], 646-520-3504 Multi-State Polling Shows Voters Connect Abortion Access to Financial Stability, Equal Opportunities Voters More Likely to Vote for Politicians Who Support Abortion Access NEW YORK — New polls released today by the National Institute for Reproductive Health reveal that many voters link abortion access [...]