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

2019-06-19T16:46:43-05:00January 10th, 2017|Press Releases: NIRH|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Jan. 10, 2017 Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, [email protected] New Report Documents Increase in Proactive Legislation in 2016 Even as State Legislatures Try to Roll Back Access to Reproductive Health Care NEW YORK β€” In a year notable for open, public hostility toward women’s dignity and a continuing trend of legislatures seeking to [...]

2015 Report: Gaining Ground: Proactive Reproductive Health and Rights Legislation in the States

2019-06-19T16:46:47-05:00January 19th, 2016|Publications & Reports|

In 2015, advocates and legislators made great gains in promoting legislation that affirmatively supports women’s reproductive and sexual health, rights, dignity, and autonomy. The number of proactive reproductive rights and health bills, both proposed and enacted, more than doubled from 2014 to 2015, with all but 10 states considering such policies and the majority considering [...]