Month: October 2021

Abortion pills available in Texas amid ongoing legal battle

Texas Senate Bill 4 makes it a crime to send abortion pills to patients. Taking preventative measures, this Austin mother ordered three packs of abortion pills. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — In the face of continued legislative efforts to ban abortions, women are now seeking abortion drugs on the Internet. Just days after Senate Bill 8, also […]

Abortion pills available by mail in WA, but access not fair

This might surprise some. With abortion insurance and Medicaid coverage and state-level protections to keep abortion legal if Roe v. Wade is overruled, Washington bucks national trends toward anti-abortion legislation. But even here, 59% of counties, where 10% of Washington’s women live, don’t have an abortion clinic, according to data from the Guttmacher Institute, a […]

European doctor plans to continue supplying women in Texas with abortion pills

Based in Austria, Dr. Gomperts created Aid Access – an organization that helps women obtain abortion pills. HOUSTON — The Supreme Court has agreed to fast-track challenges to Texas’ new abortion law. The judges will hear arguments on November 1, but for now the law remains in place. This is again anti-abortion versus pro-choice. Women […]

There’s power in sharing abortion stories, say advocates

As the Supreme Court prepares to potentially hear several cases involving abortion, attorneys are relying on the personal anecdotes of people who have undergone the procedure. In the southern states where these battles are fought, especially, that means relying on low-income women and women of color to share their stories. Supreme Court justices weighed on […]

Reviews | What if you had abortion pills in your medicine cabinet?

Access to mifepristone, one of the drugs taken for medical abortion, has been politically difficult since the drug was approved over 20 years ago. Mifepristone is regulated by what’s called a Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategy, or REMS – a designation typically reserved for drugs that pose a high risk to patient safety. As such, […]

Tribal Girl Repeatedly Raped, Forced Abortion Pills By Defendant in Rajasthan’s Jhalawar | Latest India News

While the girl’s family claimed she was over 18, police are trying to determine her exact age and sections of the POCSO Act could be incorporated into the case as a result. ThroughTap Trust of IndiaKota A teenage girl from a tribal community was allegedly repeatedly raped for more than a year by her neighbor […]

Saskatchewan. begins paying doctors providing abortion pills after two years

Breadcrumb Links Local News Previously, doctors prescribing the pill had to charge for it as advice or consultation, discouraging them from undertaking work that could take hours. Author of the article: Publication date : October 10, 2021 • October 11, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation On October 1, Saskatchewan began offering […]

Representatives Bush, Jayapal and Lee share personal abortion stories ahead of December Roe vs. Wade challenge

On Thursday, Sept. 30, Democratic lawmakers shared their personal abortion stories at a meeting of the House Reproductive Rights Oversight Committee. The hearing assessed Texas law SB8, which prohibits abortions after six weeks and allows private citizens to sue anyone accused of having one or helping someone obtain the procedure. The Supreme Court decided earlier […]

Cori Bush and Other Members of Congress Share Their Abortion Stories in Official Testimony

Content Warning: This story is about sexual assault. During a reproductive rights hearing this week, Congresswoman Cori Bush (D-Mo.) shared her testimony on abortion before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, alongside Women of the Congress Barbara Lee and Pramila Jayapal. “To all the black women and girls who have had and are going […]

Cori Bush and Other Congressmen Share Personal Abortion Stories | Abortion

Democratic lawmakers shared the personal stories behind their past abortion decisions at a meeting of the House Reproductive Rights Oversight Committee on Thursday. Representatives Cori Bush of Missouri, Barbara Lee of California and Pramila Jayapal from Washington testified at the committee hearing and also shared details about their earlier abortions during an exclusive interview with […]

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