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NIRH Action Fund Congratulates Biden, Harris

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

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE NOVEMBER 07, 2020 CONTACT: Kelly Novak, knovak@nirhealth.org 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, knovak@nirhealth.org 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, knovak@nirhealth.org 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 [...]

On Unprecedented Election Night, NIRH Action Fund Hopes for Wins in Presidency, Senate, and State Legislatures Across the Country

2020-11-03T21:47:02-05:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE November 3, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, knovak@nirhealth.org With an electoral focus on state-level races, NIRH Action Fund aims to the lay the groundwork for policy change to protect and advance abortion care New York – As polling sites close, the nation awaits the outcome of the presidential election, which will determine the continuation [...]

NIRH Condemns Confirmation of Barrett to Supreme Court; Calls for State Action to Protect Abortion Access

2020-10-26T20:50:10-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 26, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, knovak@nirhealth.org With Roe v. Wade in serious danger, states and localities must protect and expand access to abortion care New York – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and NIRH Action Fund condemned the confirmation of Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court Monday night, highlighting now-Justice Barrett’s [...]

Polling Finds Strong Support for Abortion Access in Battleground States

2020-10-19T11:32:20-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE October 15, 2020 Contact: Kelly Novak, knovak@nirhealth.org NIRH Action Fund’s polls in Arizona and Pennsylvania show voters want abortion to remain legal and support candidates and elected official who will expand access NEW YORK— The NIRH Action Fund commissioned polling in 2020 that found widespread support for abortion access in the key [...]

Statement on New York City FY2021 Budget from National Institute for Reproductive Health and the New York Abortion Access Fund

2020-07-01T10:55:44-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 1, 2020 Contact: Liza Dee, ldee@skdknick.com Amid devastating cuts across the board, funding for abortion care is preserved (New York, NY) -- Last year, New York City became the first city in the country to fund abortion care, dedicating $250,000 to the New York Abortion Access Fund (NYAAF) to help people cover [...]

NIRH Relieved that U.S. Supreme Court Reaffirms Precedent to Preserve Access to Abortion in Louisiana

2020-06-29T13:25:50-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 29, 2020 Contact: Liza Dee, ldee@skdknick.com In June Medical Services v. Russo, Court strikes down Louisiana admitting privileges law that effectively banned abortion  The following is a statement from Andrea Miller, president of the National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) and the NIRH Action Fund New York – The U.S. Supreme Court [...]

NIRH Action Fund and PAC Endorse Candidates Supporting Abortion Access, Release Voter Guide for New York Primaries

2020-06-16T14:12:10-04:00PAC Press Releases, Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 16, 2020 Contact: Marisa Rodriguez, mrodriguez@SKDKnick.com National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund and Action Fund PAC point to candidates who will advance access to reproductive health, rights, and justice NEW YORK – The National Institute for Reproductive Health (NIRH) Action Fund and Action Fund PAC today released their primary voter [...]

Supporters of Reproductive Freedom Win Big in New Mexico Primary Election, Ousting Conservative Democratic Incumbents

2020-06-04T10:21:12-04:00Press Releases|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE June 4, 2020 Contact: Liza Dee, ldee@skdknick.com National Institute for Reproductive Health Action Fund, Planned Parenthood Votes New Mexico and Forward Together Action celebrate wins critical races setting the stage to defend reproductive freedom and abortion access in the state New York – Champions for reproductive freedom prevailed in New Mexico’s primary [...]

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