NIRH Statement On The Sexual Assault Allegation Against Brett Kavanaugh

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 14, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
New York, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH), released the following statement today regarding sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

“The sexual assault allegation […]

NIRH Commends Governor Cuomo’s Campaign to Fight Back Against Fake Pregnancy Centers in New York

For Immediate Release

Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745

New York – In response to continued federal attacks on reproductive health, rights, and justice, Governor Andrew M. Cuomo today announced a full-scale public awareness campaign to ensure women in New York have access […]

With Roe v. Wade in Jeopardy, Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill Into Law Decriminalizing Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

NARAL Pro-Choice MA Contact: Rebecca Hart Holder
E: Rebecca@prochoicemass.org
C: 718.415.1513

NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745 
With Roe v. Wade in Jeopardy, Massachusetts Governor Signs Bill Into Law Decriminalizing Abortion
With new law, Massachusetts proves states are best […]

As Roe Hangs in Balance, Massachusetts Passes State Bill Decriminalizing Abortion

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 18, 2018
NARAL Pro-Choice MA Contact: Rebecca Hart Holder
E: Rebecca@prochoicemass.org
C: 718.415.1513
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
S.2260 Removes Outdated Massachusetts Statutes that Criminalized Abortion, Restricted Access to Contraception, Mandated Medically Unnecessary Burdens to Abortion Access […]

With Future of Roe Uncertain, Report Shows States Rally To Protect Reproductive Freedom: 404 Bills Introduced in 2018 Across 44 States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 16, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
In Midyear Report, National Institute for Reproductive Health Highlights State-Led Efforts to Decriminalize Abortion, Expand Insurance Coverage, and Maximize New Pro-Choice Elected Leadership
Following Trump’s Nomination of Kavanaugh to […]

NIRH Warns Trump’s Supreme Court Nominee Poses Grave Threat To Reproductive Freedom

Senate Must Vote Down Any Nominee Who Fails to Affirm Support for Individual Liberties, Including
the Right to Abortion
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York, NY – Andrea Miller, President of the National […]

Cuomo Rule Protects Access to Birth Control in Face of Federal Government’s Attacks on Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 9, 2018
Contact: Liza Dee
E: LDee@skdknick.com
C: 860-304-2294
National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds Governor Cuomo’s efforts to ensure contraception and abortion remain affordable and accessible
NEW YORK – In the face of a federal […]

NIRH Condemns U.S. Supreme Court Decision Failing to Protect Women’s Access to Medically Accurate Information and Health Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2018
Contact: Katherine Schneider
E: kschneider@skdknick.com
C: (949) 929-7245
Ruling Comes As the Justices Complete a Term Characterized by Rollbacks of Rights and Outright Harm to Marginalized Communities
The following is a statement from the National Institute for […]

Statement: NIRH Stands With Immigrants and Refugees

The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)’s mission is to help build a society in which everyone has the freedom and ability to control their reproductive and sexual lives. Therefore, NIRH stands in solidarity with […]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

June 6, 2018
Contact: Noah Gardy
E: ngardy@skdknick.com
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, […]

NIRH Calls on Incoming Governor to End Missouri’s “Reckless” Policies to Control Women’s Bodies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Following Greitens Resignation, NIRH Pledges Continued Support for Local Reproductive Health Partners
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
New York, NY – Following Missouri Governor Eric Greitens’ […]

NIRH Urges Senate to Bring Both the Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraceptive Coverage Act to a Vote on the Floor

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 1, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
The following is a statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
“Yesterday, the Senate Health Committee voted along party lines, once again failing to advance the […]

Trump-Pence Rule Aims to Push Both Birth Control and Abortion Care Out of Reach for Millions of Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 
Contact: Stephanie Reichin | E:  | M: 617.549.3745
 
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
New York – Today, as was expected, the Trump-Pence administration released its rule to make it illegal […]

NIRH Applauds Gov. Cuomo for Ensuring that New York State Protects Reproductive Freedom in the Face in Federal Attacks

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745 
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
Today, after the Trump-Pence administration took its latest step to restrict and withhold resources from providers and clinics that […]

NIRH Denounces Trump-Pence Administration’s Plan to Reinstate Domestic ‘Gag Rule’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 18, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
New Rule Would Make it Impossible for Patients to Get Birth Control and Abortion Care Across the Country
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) President Andrea Miller
Today, the […]

UPDATED: NIRH Statement on Eric Schneiderman

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 8, 2018
Contact: Tara Sweeney
E: tsweeney@nirhealth.org
P: 646-520-3518
The National Institute for Reproductive Health released the following statement on Eric Schneiderman:
New York, NY – Like many New Yorkers, we at the National Institute for Reproductive Health are […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Praises Introduction of Reproductive Freedom Act in Colorado; Declares “All-Out” Effort to Pass Critical Legislation

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 3, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
HB 18-1438 would remove barriers to quality reproductive care – including abortion – and expand access for low-income people, young people, people of color, immigrants, and refugees
Colorado joins […]

NIRH Supports the Release of Activist Alejandra Pablos from Immigration Detention

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 18, 2018

Immigrant rights and reproductive justice activist Alejandra Pablos has been detained at Eloy Detention Center in Arizona for over a month and will be appearing before a judge on April 19. […]

NIRH Denounces St. Louis Board of Aldermen for Failure to Pass “Buffer Zone Bill” for City’s Only Abortion Clinic

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 16, 2018
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
Despite setback, advocates’ focus on local-level advances in reproductive freedom will intensify
St. Louis, MO – Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and […]

Durham County Becomes Fourteenth Locality to Pass Resolution Supporting Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 10, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

NEW YORK — In a bold show of support for reproductive freedom, Durham County, North Carolina became the latest locality to pass a resolution calling for state […]

From California to Connecticut, States Step Up to Fight the Deception of Fake Clinics

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 20, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
In Connecticut and across the country, the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) backs efforts to regulate fake clinics and ensure women have access to legitimate care
New York […]

New York Assembly Fights to Advance Women’s Rights and Health, While State Senate Threatens to Thrust New York Backwards by Failing to Include Women’s Health Package in its Budget

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 14, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health President, Andrea Miller
NEW YORK – The New York State Senate released its budget late last night, dropping the provisions for reproductive health care […]

ICE: Release Alejandra Pablos Immediately

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 8, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“On March 7, 2018, Alejandra Pablos was torn from our community by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) in retaliation […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Announces Three Honorees Fighting for Reproductive Freedom in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 28, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
 Whoopi Goldberg, New York State Attorney General Eric T. Schneiderman and Producer Caroline Hirsch will be honored at Champions of Choice Luncheon, May 1
New York – The National […]

St. Louis Passes Second Pro-Reproductive Rights Bill in Less Than a Year Through Perfection

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 23, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
St. Louis Board of Aldermen Vote 15-13 to Create Buffer Zone Around St. Louis’ Only Abortion Clinic
St. Louis, MO – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) commends […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Announces New Investments in Cities in Deep Red States

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 8, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
12 Key Cities – 10 in Historically Conservative States – Named the New Battlegrounds for Reproductive Freedom in 2018
New York – Six months after releasing the Local Reproductive […]

NIRH and SiX Join Forces to Support State Organizations Fighting for Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice in 2018

January 31, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
Partnership will fuel efforts to protect and advance reproductive freedom in Colorado, Georgia and Wisconsin through the development of proactive strategies and legislation
New York – The National Institute […]

Senate Defeats 20-Week Abortion Ban; States Must Continue to Safeguard Reproductive Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 29, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health

New York – Today, the U.S. Senate rejected an unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion ban that would criminalize abortion […]

The National Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds Governor Cuomo’s Renewed Commitment to Reproductive Freedom in 2018

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 11, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
Statement by Andrea Miller, National Institute for Reproductive Health President and Steering Committee Member for the New York State Council on Women and Girls
“When President Trump disbanded our nation’s critical […]

Kule X Prinkshop Brands Debut Limited Edition ‘1973’ Roe v. Wade Tee Shirt in Support of Reproductive Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 10, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
30% Of Proceeds Will Go to the National Institute for Reproductive Health to Help Protect and Expand Reproductive Freedom in Cities and States Across the Country
Luxury Fashion Designers […]

Gov. Cuomo: New York Will Advance Reproductive Freedom, Economic Justice, and Safety for New York Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 3, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
Statement from Andrea Miller, President, National Institute for Reproductive Health
“In his eighth annual State of the State address today, Gov. Cuomo gave his full commitment to improving […]

New Report Finds that Nearly Every State Moved Proactive Policies to Advance Reproductive Freedom in 2017, Serving as a Counterweight to Harmful Federal Action

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
January 2, 2018
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745

National Institute for Reproductive Health notes key advances for abortion rights, access to contraception, and other affirmative policies that support healthy pregnancies and parenting

New York – […]

NIRH Statement on the Passing of San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
December 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745
By National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“I am deeply saddened to hear the news of Mayor Lee’s passing and send my heartfelt condolences to his […]

Massachusetts Passes Bill Protecting Insurance Coverage for Contraception from Federal Assaults

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
C: 617.549.3745

Legislators, Governor, advocates, and insurers take decisive action against President Trump’s rollback of the ACA’s contraceptive requirement

New York, NY – Massachusetts Governor Charlie […]

With Proposed 6-Week Abortion Ban, House Intensifies Sick War on Women’s Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017  
Contact: Stephanie Reichin,
617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York – Today, the U.S. House of Representatives’ Subcommittee on the Constitution and Civil Justice will hold a hearing […]

St. Louis City Leaders Celebrate Advances in Reproductive Freedom and Call on Mayor and Board of Aldermen to Continue their Progress

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
November 1, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller, St. Louis elected officials, and local advocates urged the city to utilize the newly […]

New York City Named Among Best Cities in U.S. for Reproductive Freedom, New Report Finds

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 30, 2017
NIRH Contact: Stephanie Reichin | M: 617.549.3745 | E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller Congratulated New York City Leaders for Protecting Women’s Rights and Advancing Reproductive Freedom […]

New Index Rates 40 Largest American Cities on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice Policies

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
October 18, 2017
E: sreichin@skdknick.com
M: 617.549.3745
National Institute for Reproductive Health Evaluates 40 U.S. Cities’ Access to Reproductive Freedom
As Federal and State Governments Chip Away at Women’s Health, Cities Like San Francisco, New York […]

NIRH Applauds Latest Midwest Action to Advance Abortion Access as Wisconsin Introduces “Respect Women Act”

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 12, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Wisconsin joins a heartening national trend of states introducing proactive reproductive health agendas to push back against state and federal […]

Birth Control Roll Back Allows for Explicit Discrimination Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

October 6, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617-549-3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today’s announcement by the Trump administration of an interim final rule to weaken the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) contraceptive coverage mandate […]

20-Week Abortion Ban Bill is a Cruel Attack on Women’s Freedom

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
October 3, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, the U.S. House of Representatives passed an unconstitutional, medically unnecessary abortion ban. In addition to being unconstitutional, H.R. 36 […]

GOP Illinois Governor to Sign Bill Expanding Access to Abortion

September 28, 2017
National Institute for Reproductive Health, ACLU of Illinois and All* Above All partnered to advance legislation
Today, Illinois Governor Bruce Rauner signed House Bill 40 into law lifting the ban on insurance coverage for […]

Graham-Cassidy is Dead; Let’s Get to Work

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 27, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Once again, the U.S. Senate learned that the people across this country will not stand by as legislators […]

Graham-Cassidy Health Care Bill Preys on the Underserved Women of America

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 20, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, 617.549.3745, sreichin@skdknick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Senate Republicans’ last-ditch attempt to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act by September 30 would completely devastate […]

New York City Students Aren’t Receiving Comprehensive Sex Ed, City Comptroller Report Finds

For Immediate Release: September 14, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin
E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
M: 617.549.3745
National Institute for Reproductive Health supports Comptroller Stringer’s call to guarantee sexual education for middle and high school students
New York — The National Institute […]

NIRH Condemns the Repeal of DACA; Urges States and Local Leaders to Protect Immigrant Communities

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
September 5, 2017
Contact: Stephanie Reichin, C: 617.549.3745, E: SReichin@SKDKnick.com
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Under President Trump, the federal government has continued to wage a campaign that stands opposed to basic […]

Texas Uses Special Legislative Session to Target Abortion Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Aug. 15, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York — “In a special legislative session called with the intent of limiting Texans’ access to abortion […]

Senate’s Failure to Pass Bill to Gut Health Care Access Marks Temporary Reprieve From Attacks on Women’s Health

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 28, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York (NY) — “The Senate’s failure to pass a disastrous health care bill marks a temporary reprieve […]

Senate Votes to Debate Health Care Bill Destructive to Reproductive Health Access

Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller

“Today, Senate Republicans voted to open the floodgates and debate a harmful health care bill that would leave millions uninsured, devastating underserved communities. As drafted, the […]

New Senate Health Care Bill Destructive to Reproductive Health Access

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
July 13, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Today, Senate Republicans released yet another version of a harmful and dangerous Obamacare repeal bill that severely limits […]

Cuomo’s New Birth Control Regulations Advance Reproductive Rights in New York

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 30, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Rights applauds new regulations protect and support Women’s Health in the face of Federal threats
The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) applauds New York Gov. […]

New York’s Outdated Abortion Law Puts Women at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
New report highlights how women in New York who end their own pregnancies are at increased risk of criminalization and prosecution
New York, NY (June 28, 2017): The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) released […]

Harmful Health Bill Leaves 22 Million Americans Uninsured

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 26, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
New York (June 26, 2017)— “The Congressional Budget Office’s (CBO) score of the Better Care Reconciliation Act (BCRA) […]

Despite Worst Reproductive Rights Climate in Generations, New York State Senate Fails to Protect Access to Abortion and Contraception Before End of Session

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 22, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In lone success for reproductive freedom, Gov. Cuomo takes groundbreaking step by mandating no-co-pay insurance coverage of abortion for all New Yorkers
NEW YORK — As the legislative session […]

‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Protesters Demand New York State Senate Codify Access to Reproductive Health Care in State Law

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Protesters from the National Institute for Reproductive Health, Planned Parenthood Take Over New York State Capitol in Final Days of Session
ALBANY, NY – Protesters dressed as […]

In Final Days of Legislative Session, U.N. Human Rights Experts Urge New York State to Pass the Reproductive Health Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
The National Institute for Reproductive Health, the SIA Legal Team and the CUNY Human Rights and Gender Justice Clinic applaud the joint communication
NEW YORK (June 20) – The National […]

Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Files Motion for Preliminary Injunction Against Threatening, Violent Protesters at Queens Abortion Clinic, Asks Court to Establish Buffer Zone to Protect Patients

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 20, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“For the first time, violent extremists are being charged under New York City’s 2009 clinic safety ordinance, which prohibits […]

Health and Rights Groups, Tens of Thousands of New Yorkers Demand Senate Action on Reproductive Health Bills

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 7, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

ALBANY, NY – The National Institute for Reproductive Health; the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, District II; the New York Civil Liberties Union; and Planned Parenthood […]

Leaked Birth Control Rule Expands Ability to Discriminate Against Women

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 31, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The leaked draft of the Trump administration’s plan to roll back access to the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) […]

CBO Score Accentuates Harmful Impact of AHCA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 24, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement from National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH)
President Andrea Miller on today’s CBO Score:
“Today’s Congressional Budget Office (CBO) analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) confirms […]

Trump Budget Takes Aim at Women Struggling to Make Ends Meet

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 23, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Trump administration’s Fiscal Year 2018 Budget levies an unconscionable attack on our nation’s women, cruelly gutting safety […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Calls for Passage of Reproductive Health Act and Comprehensive Contraception Coverage Act

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 17, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
In the Face of Federal Hostility, Elected Officials and Activists Join Reproductive Freedom Day of Action to Protect Full Access to Abortion and Birth Control in New […]

NIRH Denounces Senate Confirmation of Scott Gottlieb to Lead FDA

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 10, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“This week, President Trump continues to quietly nominate anti-contraception, anti-science ‘leaders’ to his cabinet while breaking news dominates […]

House Passes Cruel Health Care Legislation, With Devastating Impact on Women and Families

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“By ramming through the horrendous American Health Care Act (AHCA), the U.S. House of Representatives has launched a […]

Trump’s Executive Order Puts Women’s Health Care at Risk

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 4, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In the last week President Trump has appointed two anti-choice, anti-contraception and anti-health ‘leaders’ to critical roles overseeing […]

NIRH Opposes HHS Appointment of Teresa Manning, Who Said ‘Contraception Doesn’t Work’

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
May 1, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The National Institute for Reproductive Health is appalled that President Trump has appointed someone who said ‘contraception doesn’t […]

NIRH Condemns Trump’s Choice for Assistant Secretary of Public Affairs at the Department of Health and Human Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 28, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538

Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller

“The National Institute for Reproductive Health condemns President Trump’s extreme choice of Charmaine Yoest, former president of anti-abortion […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health to Honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and Feminist Women’s Health Center at Annual “Champions of Choice” Luncheon

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 26, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund today announced that they will honor Teen Vogue, Amy Brenneman, and the […]

Oregon’s Multnomah County to Join National Movement Calling for Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: APRIL 20, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone
National Institute for Reproductive Health
646-520-3504
cpetrone@nirhealth.org
State and Local Advocates Build Momentum for Abortion Coverage,in Defiance of Federal Attacks on Reproductive Health, Rights and Justice
Multnomah County, Ore. — The […]

Gorsuch’s Confirmation Imperils Reproductive Rights

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
April 7, 2017
CONTACT: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 718-594-6538
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“Neil Gorsuch’s Supreme Court confirmation is a devastating setback to the rights of women, people of color, LGBTQ […]

Congress Eliminates Anti-Discrimination Protections for Reproductive Health Care Providers Receiving Title X Funding for Family Planning Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
March 30, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Low-Income Women, Women of Color Will Disproportionately Lose Access to Critical Preventive Care
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“The Senate’s passage of HJ Resolution […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds NYC Council Speaker for Prioritizing Reproductive and Sexual Health in State of the City Address

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Feb. 16, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Facing Attacks at the Federal Level, Local and State Champions are Critical to Protecting and Expanding Access to Contraception, Abortion, Sex Education
NEW YORK — The National Institute […]

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gov. Cuomo: New York Will Advance Women’s Rights, Including Abortion

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Jan. 9, 2017
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Statement by National Institute for Reproductive Health President Andrea Miller
“In his State of the State address today, Gov. Cuomo stated that New York will advance women’s rights […]

New York City Joins National Movement Calling for Insurance Coverage of Abortion Care

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Sept. 27, 2016

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Health, New York City Councilmembers Celebrate New York City’s Early Leadership on Funding for Abortion, Urge Passage of Federal EACH Woman Act,
Repeal of […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Joins Fight for $15 at Hofstra University Presidential Debate To Demand Reproductive and Economic Justice from Our Future President

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Sept. 26, 2016

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org

NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health today joined the Fight for $15 and other allied organizations at Hofstra University ahead of the presidential debate […]

New York Advances Abortion Rights Through Attorney General Opinion, Ithaca Common Council Resolution

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Sept. 8, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

National Institute for Reproductive Health Praises New York’s Leadership, Urges Legislature to Align State Law

NEW YORK —The National Institute for Reproductive Health today applauded New York’s leadership […]

Democratic National Committee Strengthens Support for Women’s Reproductive Health and Decision-Making, Including Access to Abortion, in 2016 Platform

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July 29, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org

Statement from Andrea Miller, President, National Institute for Reproductive Health

“The 2016 Democratic National Committee platform, adopted at the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia, is unprecedented in its […]

RNC Platform: Decades-Long Endorsement of Policies That Treat Women, Doctors, Family and Friends Like Criminals

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July 13, 2016

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org 
National Institute for Reproductive Health Releases Analysis of Abortion Plank in the RNC Platform, Warns About Potential for Prosecution, Punishment, Imprisonment
NEW YORK — The National […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Launches Aggressive Advocacy Campaign to Educate Public About Consequences of Republican National Committee Platform on Abortion

June 30, 2016
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Health Launches Aggressive Advocacy Campaign to Educate Public About Consequences of Republican National Committee Platform on Abortion
Campaign Warns About RNC’s Historic Drive to Criminalize Abortion,
[…]

Supreme Court Ruling on Abortion: A Historic Victory for Women’s Rights and Health

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June 27, 2016

Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Fight Continues to Dismantle Hundreds of Other Restrictions on Abortion
NEW YORK — The National Institute for Reproductive Health hailed today’s Supreme Court decision in Whole Woman’s Health […]

FDA Update to Abortion Pill Label Aligns Care with Scientific Evidence, Improves Access to Early Abortion

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March 30, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org
Statement by Andrea Miller, President of the National Institute for Reproductive Health
“Today’s announcement by the FDA ensures that the drug label on mifepristone will now match what […]

Texas Abortion Case Before U.S. Supreme Court Represents ‘Historic Fork in the Road’

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March 1, 2016
Contact: Christie Petrone, 718-594-6538, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

  Case highlights growing chasm between trend of state anti-abortion laws and voters’ desire that abortion be safe, legal, respectful of a woman’s decision, affordable, available, and without […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health and NARAL Pro-Choice New York Restructuring as Independent, Integrated Organization

Feb. 11, 2016
Contact: Tara Sweeney
646-520-3518
tsweeney@nirhealth.org
 A Statement from the National Institute for Reproductive Health and NARAL Pro-Choice New York on Restructuring as Independent, Integrated Organization
The National Institute for Reproductive Health and NARAL Pro-Choice New York today […]

New Polling Shows Voters Disapprove of Growing Trend of State Abortion Restrictions, Want a Woman’s Experience to be Affirming, Accessible, and Without Shame

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Jan. 20, 2016

Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094

NEW YORK — New nationwide polling commissioned by the National Institute for Reproductive Health confirms that large majorities of voters across the country disagree with the recent trend […]

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

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July 7, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@nirhealth.org

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 […]

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

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March 17, 2015
Contact: Tara Sweeney,tsweeney@nirhealth.org, 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 […]

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

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Jan. 22, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 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 […]

More than 30 States Sought to Advance Reproductive Health and Rights in 2014

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Jan. 5, 2015
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 646-520-3504

More than 30 States Sought to Advance Reproductive Health and Rights in 2014
New Report from the National Institute for Reproductive Health Documents Burgeoning Trend to Reverse Years […]

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

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October 15, 2014
Contact: Christie Petrone, cpetrone@nirhealth.org, 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 […]

Supreme Court Decision in McCullen ‘Disappointing,’ Reinforces Need for Local Strategies to Ensure Patient Safety

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June 26, 2014
Contact: Christie Petrone, 646-520-3504, cpetrone@prochoiceny.org
Supreme Court Decision in McCullen ‘Disappointing,’
Reinforces Need for Local Strategies to Ensure Patient Safety
Statement from Andrea Miller, President, the National Institute for Reproductive Health
and NARAL Pro-Choice New […]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Hails Another Local Victory for Reproductive Health and Rights as Albuquerque Voters Reject City-level 20-week Abortion Ban

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November 20, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
National Institute for Reproductive Health Hails Another Local Victory for Reproductive Health and Rights as Albuquerque Voters Reject
City-level 20-week Abortion Ban
Yesterday voters in Albuquerque, NM rejected a ballot […]

NARAL Pro-Choice New York and National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Federal Court Ruling that Emergency Contraception Should be Over-the-Counter

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April 5, 2013
CONTACT: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
NARAL Pro-Choice New York and National Institute for Reproductive Health Applaud Federal Court Ruling that Emergency Contraception Should be
Over-the-Counter
Organization’s Own New Research Found That Age Restriction Led […]

Cambridge City Council Passes Resolution Calling for Access to Full Range of Reproductive Health Services

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April 2, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
Cambridge City Council Passes Resolution Calling for Access to
Full Range of Reproductive Health Services
Resolution was grassroots effort inspired by proactive local action in cities across the country
Last […]

Philadelphia becomes latest in series of cities taking action to advance coverage for the full range of reproductive health care

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
February 15, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@nirhealth.org
Philadelphia Board of Health Passes Resolution
Supporting Insurance Coverage for Abortion Care
Philadelphia becomes latest in series of cities taking action to advance coverage
for the full range of reproductive […]

New York City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Access to Full Reproductive Health Care Options

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January 23, 2013
Contact: Tara Sweeney, 917-488-0094, tsweeney@prochoiceny.org
New York City Council Passes Resolution Supporting Access
to Full Reproductive Health Care Options

Council Calls on U.S. Congress to Abolish Laws Withholding Federal Insurance Coverage for Abortion
In honor […]