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NLIRH Applauds Judge's Decision to Temporarily Block Attack on Birth Control

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For Immediate Release
Friday, December 22, 2017

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House and Senate Pass Life-Threatening Tax Bill Into Law, Sealing the Fate of Millions

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the House and Senate passed a tax bill that provides tax cuts for the wealthy on the backs of families with low-incomes and communities of color, who will be the most affected by the upcoming changes. Additionally, the tax bill’s repeal of the Affordable Care Act’s (ACA) individual mandate threatens 13 million people to lose insurance coverage by 2025. This mandate repeal will cause the cost of insurance to rise approximately 10 percent in 2019, creating an average monthly premium for consumers of $1,990.

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Jane Poe & Jane Roe Released From ORR Custody, Free to Access Abortion Care

WASHINGTON, D.C. —  Earlier this week, a federal judge granted the American Civil Liberties Union's request for a temporary restraining order to prevent the Trump administration from blocking two young immigrant women from obtaining abortions. The stay was lifted for Jane Poe, one of the women, allowing her to proceed with her abortion care. In the case of Garza v. Hargan, the U.S. government announced Tuesday it would also release Jane Roe to access her abortion.

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NLIRH and Reproductive Justice Partners Deliver Over 100 Signatures Demanding Congress Pass A Clean Dream Act

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum (NAPAWF), Unite for Reproductive & Gender Equity (URGE), and In Our Own Voice (IOOV) delivered a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, Speaker Paul Ryan, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, and House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi demanding Congress to pass a clean Dream Act by the end of this year to guarantee the reproductive freedom of over 800,000 undocumented young people.

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NLIRH Condemns Congress For Passing Life-Threatening Tax Bill

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For Immediate Release
Saturday, December 2, 2017

Elianne Ramos
Phone: (646) 795-6284
Email: Elianne@latinainstitute.org

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NLIRH Condemns House Vote on Tax Bill, Urges Senators to Vote No

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Thursday afternoon, House Republicans voted on a tax bill that will decimate Medicare, Medicaid, and programs that help millions of children with low-incomes without any hearings or a score from the Congressional Budget Office. Late Thursday night, the Senate Finance Committee passed their own version of the tax bill and the full Senate is set to vote on it after Thanksgiving recess.

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NLIRH Delivers Over 100 Signatures to Office of Refugee Resettlement in Support of Jane Doe and All Individuals Like Her

WASHINGTON, DC — Today, the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) and Planned Parenthood Federation of America (PPFA) delivered a letter to the Acting Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services and the Director of its Office of Refugee Resettlement (ORR) demanding that the ORR immediately restore access to reproductive healthcare services and information, including abortion, for the thousands of young people in its custody.

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Jane Doe obtiene acceso al aborto y NLIRH continúa luchando por la salud, la dignidad y la justicia para todos

AUSTIN, TX — Jane Doe pudo obtener su aborto después de que el Tribunal de Apelaciones de los EE.UU. para el Circuito de D.C. emitió una orden que requiere que la administración Trump deje de bloquearle la atención médica reproductiva esencial. La justicia para Jane llega un mes después de que la administración Trump la retuviera como rehén y la obligara a continuar un embarazo en contra de su voluntad.

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Jane Doe Wins Access to Abortion as NLIRH Continues to Fight For Health, Dignity, and Justice For All

AUSTIN, TX — Today, Jane Doe was able to move forward with her abortion after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the D.C. Circuit. issued an order requiring the Trump Administration to stop blocking her from essential reproductive healthcare. Justice for Jane comes a month after the Trump administration held her hostage and forced her to continue a pregnancy against her will.

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NLIRH Condemns Trump Administration for Abuse of Power in Jane Doe’s Case

AUSTIN, TX — Wednesday, a judge ordered the Trump administration to forego its efforts to block Jane Doe, a 17-year-old unaccompanied minor from Latin America, from moving forward with her abortion. Immediately after, the Trump Administration appealed this decision and in a purely administrative move, the DC Circuit Court granted an emergency stay. As a result, Jane’s access to her abortion procedure remains tied up in court. Jane has now missed her initial appointment with an abortion provider, which under Texas law must occur 24 hours before the procedure.

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