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Defensores Latinas Responded a los Comentarios del Papa Sobre el Aborto

Observaciones “Quedan cortos en lo que refleja la realidad vivida de las mujeres”

WASHINGTON , DC - Hoy, el Instituto Nacional de Latinas para la Salud Reproductiva (NLIRH por sus siglas en inglés) responde a los comentarios del Papa Francisco permitiendo sacerdotes católicos la "discreción para absolver del pecado de aborto a los que lo han adquirido y que, con corazón contrito, buscan el perdón para el" durante el próximo Año Santo del Vaticano de la Misericordia, que comienza el 8 de diciembre.

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El Mes de la Prevención del Cáncer Cervical Aclara el Aumento del Riesgo al que se Enfrentan las Latinas, Resalta Importancia de la Inscripción en ACA

WASHINGTON, DC—Enero es el Mes de la Prevención del Cáncer Cervical.

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Actor & Activist Diane Guerrero Announced as Special Guest for National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health 20th Anniversary Gala

Honoring Feminist/Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta, Former Nevada State Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, and DREAMers’ MOMS USA with Celebrity Journalist Giselle Fernandez to Host

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is thrilled to announce Diane Guerrero, actor and activist featured on "Orange is the New Black" and "Jane the Virgin," will give a special award at the organization’s 20th anniversary gala to DREAMers’ MOMS USA on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Washington D.C.

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Actor & Activist Diane Guerrero Announced as Special Guest for National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health 20th Anniversary Gala

Honoring Feminist/Civil Rights Icon Dolores Huerta, Former Nevada State Assemblywoman Lucy Flores, and DREAMers’ MOMS USA with Celebrity Journalist Giselle Fernandez to Host

WASHINGTON, DC — The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) is thrilled to announce Diane Guerrero, actor and activist featured on "Orange is the New Black" and "Jane the Virgin," will give a special award at the organization’s 20th anniversary gala to DREAMers’ MOMS USA on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 in Washington D.C.

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Latinas condemn Congressional brinksmanship on immigration

Affirm support for President’s reforms and oppose Congressional attacks on immigrant communities

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Latinas Condemn Provisions in Trafficking Bill

Proposals would ban abortion coverage, dismantle birthright citizenship

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today, as the United States Senate considers the Justice for Victims of Trafficking Act of 2015 (S.178), the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) condemns provisions proposed to and included in the bill that would eliminate birthright citizenship and dramatically expand the scope of the Hyde Amendment, respectively.

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Latinas, Immigrant Women Testify Before Global Human Rights Panel on Reproductive Rights Violations in Texas Rio Grande Valley

MCALLEN, TexasDozens of Latinas from Texas’ Rio Grande Valley will share their stories about the growing reproductive health care crisis in Texas with a group of global human rights experts today at a women’s human rights hearing sponsored by the Center for Reproductive RightsNational Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH),U.S. Human Rights Network, and 10 Texas-based organizations.

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At Fifth Circuit hearing on HB 2, Texas Latinas are watching

NEW ORLEANS — In anticipation of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit’s hearing on Whole Woman’s Health v. Lakey, the second legal challenge to Texas’ omnibus anti-abortion law House Bill 2 (HB 2), 11 community leaders from the Texas Latina Advocacy Network, the Texas organizing and advocacy presence for the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), made the 10-hour drive from the Rio Grande Valley — one of the areas hardest hit by the unconstitutional provisions of HB 2 — to New Orleans to observe the hearing and hold a peaceful demonstration.

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Loss of tax credits would be devastating for Latina health

Millions of Latinas could lose eligibility for credits that make health care affordable

WASHINGTON, D.C.- Today the Supreme Court of the United States hears oral arguments in King v Burwell, the challenge to the Affordable Care Act (ACA) provisions that provide tax credits to help millions of people afford the cost of health insurance. Jessica González-Rojas, executive director of the National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH), released the following statement:

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The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health celebrated 20th anniversary with gala, legislative advocacy day

WASHINGTON — The National Latina Institute for Reproductive Health (NLIRH) celebrated its 20th anniversary as the leading voice for Latinas in their continuing fight for reproductive justice with a legislative advocacy day and gala on April 14, 2015 in Washington D.C.

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