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NYCLU, NIRH and Planned Parenthood Demand Special Session to Pass the Equality Amendment

2022-06-03T11:24:44-04:00Press Releases|

Amid nationwide attacks on reproductive rights, New York State legislature fails to protect pregnant people, people of color, LGBTQ+ individuals, and people with disabilities in state constitution  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 3, 2022 MEDIA CONTACT: Arianna Fishman,, 212-607-3372 Emma Corbett,, 518.852.0146 Olivia Lapeyrolerie,    ALBANY, NY –  The New York Civil Liberties [...]

New Poll Shows Overwhelming Support for New York Equality Amendment

2022-06-01T16:06:01-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 1, 2022 CONTACT: Olivia Lapeyrolerie, Arianna Fishman,, 212-607-3372 As the New York State Legislative Session Comes to a Close, Advocates Escalate Campaign to Pass Constitutional Amendment to Expand Equal Rights Protections in New York ALBANY, NY – With only one day left in New York State’s Legislative Session, the [...]

NIRH Action Fund Underscores Critical Outcomes of 2021 Elections for Reproductive Freedom

2021-11-02T16:45:16-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 2, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, NEW YORK -- As cities and states across the country hold elections today for local and state offices, electing candidates who support reproductive freedom has never been more critical.  “In cities across the country -- in red, blue, and purple states -- we must elect [...]

NIRH Applauds Governor Hochul’s Agenda to Protect Abortion Care

2021-09-13T15:20:43-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 13, 2021 Contact: Kelly Novak, In the face of state-level draconian abortion bans and the uncertain future of Roe v. Wade, reproductive freedom advocates call for increased protections NEW YORK -  The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and its Action Fund praise Governor Kathy Hochul’s announcement of an agenda [...]

Following Independent Investigation of Gov. Cuomo, NIRH Action Fund Calls for Resignation

2021-08-03T15:15:42-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 3, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, Statement from Andrea Miller, President of the NIRH Action Fund: “In light of the deeply disturbing and heartbreaking findings from the New York Attorney General’s independent investigation into the sexual misconduct allegations brought against New York Governor Andrew Cuomo, the NIRH Action Fund calls for [...]

National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund Releases Voter Guide

2021-06-07T11:57:53-04:00PAC Press Releases, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 7, 2021 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, Leading Repro Group Outlines Candidate Positions on Reproductive Freedom NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) Action Fund released its 2021 New York City Democratic Primary Voter Guide today, giving New York City voters the information to understand which candidates have a [...]

NIRH Action Fund Congratulates Biden, Harris

2020-11-07T12:22:46-05:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 07, 2020 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, New York – After an excruciating four years in which the harms to reproductive freedom and marginalized communities were exponentially exacerbated, the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) Action Fund is thrilled to congratulate President-elect Joe Biden and Vice President-elect Kamala Harris on their election [...]

NIRH Action Fund Congratulates Election of New Mexico Champions for Reproductive Freedom

2020-11-05T15:54:53-05:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 4, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, With important wins for champions of reproductive freedom, New Mexico stands to protect and expand access to reproductive health, rights, and justice, including abortion care New York - The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) Action Fund congratulates and celebrates alongside winners in New Mexico’s state [...]

NIRH Action Fund Congratulates Colorado, Rejoices for Defeat of Proposition 115 Abortion Ban

2020-11-04T08:57:22-05:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, Coloradans resoundingly defeat assault on abortion access; fourth time in 12 years, voters have again overwhelmingly rejected an abortion ban.  Statement from Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) Action Fund: “We’re relieved and heartened that voters chose to respect women who [...]

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