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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Mourns Loss of Former U.S. Representative Ed Pastor

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) mourns the loss of U.S. representative Ed Pastor, Arizona’s first Latino member of Congress, and celebrates his legacy. Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of NLIRH, issued the following statement:

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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Applauds the Introduction of the Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds the Senate introduction of The Health Equity and Accountability Act of 2018 (HEAA). The bill focuses on eliminating racial and ethnic health disparities and serves as the benchmark of how health equity advocates and Congress see to comprehensively achieve health equity in the United States.

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HHS Proposed Rules are a Blatant Attack Against Latinx Access to Abortion Care

Washington, D.C. — The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) issued a proposed rule that will make it nearly impossible for health insurance plans that are a part of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) insurance Marketplaces to cover abortion care. The proposed rule would place heavy burdens on insurers to dissuade them from offering abortion coverage and will cause confusion among consumers, who would be forced to navigate two separate bills and two separate payments.

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National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Celebrates Historic Wins for Women of Color Candidates in 2018 Midterm Elections; The Fight Continues

Washington, D.C. — Women of color candidates made history in the 2018 midterm elections. For the first time there is a record-breaking wave of women of color elected who have never seen any representation in Congress.

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El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva celebra victorias históricas para mujeres candidatas de color en las elecciones intermedias de 2018; La lucha continúa

Washington, D.C. — Las mujeres candidatas de color hicieron historia en las elecciones intermedias de 2018. Por primera vez, una ola de mujeres de color sin precedentes, quienes nunca antes habían visto ninguna representación en el Congreso, fueron elegidas.

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El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva lanza encuesta nacional de votantes latinas/os sobre anticonceptivos y aborto

WASHINGTON, D.C. —Una nueva encuesta lanzada hoy encontró que la gran mayoría de votantes latinas/os (86%) consideran los métodos anticonceptivos parte de la atención médica preventiva para las mujeres. En contraste, un 82% no ven los métodos anticonceptivos desde una perspectiva religiosa, incluyendo el 76% de las personas católicas que respondieron.

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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Releases National Latina/o Voter Poll on Contraception and Abortion

WASHINGTON, DC — New polling released today found that the vast majority of Latina/o voters  (86%) consider birth control part of preventive health care for women. In contrast, (82%) does not see birth control through a religious lens, including 76% of Catholic respondents. The national poll, which surveyed 1,043 Latina/o registered voters, was conducted by PerryUndem and commissioned by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH).

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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Condemns Kavanaugh’s Lifetime Appointment

Washington, D.C. — The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) condemns Judge Brett Kavanaugh’s lifetime appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court. The Senate Republican majority confirmed Judge Kavanaugh despite several reports of sexual assault and sexual misconduct, massive opposition from civil and human rights groups, and large-scale public outcry and demonstrations, largely led by women of color. Jessica González-Rojas, Executive Director of NLIRH, issued the following statement:

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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health Calls On Kavanaugh to Withdraw his Candidacy from SCOTUS Nomination

Washington, D.C. — Following recent sexual assault and sexual misconduct allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) joins groups across the country in calling for Judge Kavanaugh to withdraw his candidacy from nomination to the United States Supreme Court. Ann Marie Benitez, Senior Director of Government Relations at NLIRH issued the following statement:

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Public Charge Expansion Threatens Immigrant Families

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Yesterday evening, the Trump Administration announced that it will publish a new administrative proposal that would radically change longstanding immigration policy and threaten immigrant families. The administration seeks to expand “public charge,” a determination used by U.S. immigration officials to refer to a person who is likely to become dependent on government assistance to meet basic needs like health care, food, and housing. If determined to be a public charge, an individual can be denied entry to the U.S. or lawful permanent resident status.

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