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New poll says Latino/a voters in Texas hold supportive views on abortion, believe health insurance should cover birth control and abortion services

A groundbreaking new survey commissioned by the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), and conducted by the nonpartisan research firm PerryUndem Research/Communication, found that Latino/a voters in Texas largely hold supportive, nonjudgmental views on abortion, which mirrors recent findings about Latino/a attitudes nationally. This research continues NLIRH’s multi-year investment in understanding Latino/a views on reproductive health issues across the country and in states with large and growing Latino/a populations.

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New poll results: Latino/a Voters in Texas’ attitudes on abortion

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) will announce new opinion research findings on attitudes on abortion and reproductive health among Latino/a voters in Texas. The poll was commissioned by NLIRH and conducted by  by the nonpartisan research firm PerryUndem Research/Communication.

Findings will be released on October 22 via a press teleconference at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time (12:00 p.m. Central Time).

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Resultado de nuevo sondeo de opinión: Postura sobre servicios de aborto de los/las votantes latino/as de Texas

El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva (National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, o NLIRH, por sus siglas en inglés) anunciará los resultados de un sondeo de opinión sobre la postura acerca de los servicios de aborto y la salud reproductiva entre los/las votantes latinos/as de Texas. El sondeo fue encargado por  NLIRH y realizado por la empresa sin afiliación política PerryUndem Research/Communication.

El resultado será revelado el 22 de octubre mediante una teleconferencia de prensa a la 1:00 p.m. hora del Este, (12:00 p.m. hora Central).

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Latina Health Advocates Applaud SCOTUS Decision in Texas Abortion Restriction Case

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds today’s order by the US Supreme Court which overturns an October 2nd Fifth Circuit decision requiring the closure of 13 clinics across Texas. As a result of this ruling, these clinics will be legally allowed to re-open pending the final result of ongoing litigation.

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Women of Color Respond: What Hobby Lobby Decision Means for our Communities Press Conference

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, the Black Women's Health Imperative, the National Asian Pacific American Women's forum, and the National Health Law Program held a press conference to discuss what the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision in the Sebelius v. Hobby Lobby Stores & Conestoga Wood Specialties Corp. v. Sebelius cases means for women of color and their communities. Listen to the press conference

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Latina Health Advocates Condemn Decision in Texas Abortion Restriction Case

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) condemns today’s order by the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit. This decision permits provisions of an extreme and dangerous Texas law restricting abortion to take effect immediately despite ongoing litigation, and will result in the closure of all but a handful of clinics in all of Texas. This ruling will force Latinas across the state to travel hundreds of miles for necessary reproductive healthcare, an impossibility for many.

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Los defensores de la salud de la mujer latina recuerdan el aniversario de la Enmienda de Hyde

Hoy día el Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva (National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health,  NLIRH, por su siglas en inglés) recuerda el 38° aniversario de la Enmienda de Hyde, que prohíbe la cobertura de seguro de los servicios de aborto para las mujeres inscritas en Medicaid.

Jessica González-Rojas, directora ejecutiva del Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva, emitió la siguiente declaración:

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Latina health advocates remember anniversary of Hyde Amendment

Today the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) remembers the 38th anniversary of the Hyde Amendment, which prohibits insurance coverage of  abortion services for women enrolled in Medicaid.

Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health, issued the following statement:

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Los Defensores de la Salud de las Latinas Aplauden la Decisión de la Corte de Texas al Anular la Ley HB2

El Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva (NLIRH) aplaude la decisión que una de las cortes federales del distrito de Texas ha tomado hoy al anular la Ley de la Casa de los Representantes de Texas Numero 2,  también conocida como la ley HB2—un paquete de restricciones dañinas diseñadas para crear barreras que disminuyen el acceso al aborto, las cuales han forzado a aproximadamente la mitad de las clínicas que prestan estos servicios a que cierran; desafiando el derecho constitucional a un aborto seguro y legal en el estado de Texas.

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Latina health advocates applaud Texas court’s decision to strike down HB 2

The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) applauds the Texas federal district court’s decision today to strike down House Bill 2 (HB 2) — a package of harmful abortion restrictions that has already forced approximately half of the state’s abortions clinics to close, and further threatened access to safe and legal abortion within the state.

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