Month: November 2021

Adamawa man in court after administering abortion drugs that killed his girlfriend

A photographer, Muhammed Zubairu, has been charged in court for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Sane Fidelis, after administering abortion drugs to her in Adamawa State.Zubairu, 21, reportedly impregnated Fidelis two months ago in Sabon Pegi village, Mayo-Belwa local government area. He was later accused of conspiring with an alleged fugitive to kill Fidelis as he […]

Law restricting access to abortion pills goes into effect this week

AUSTIN, Texas — A new Texas law that takes effect Dec. 2 will criminalize the prescription of abortion-inducing drugs for patients beyond seven weeks of pregnancy, reduced from the current 10-week limit. What do you want to know A new Texas law that will take effect on December 2 will criminalize the prescription of abortion-inducing […]

Pro-Life group pleads with lawmakers to stop Biden from facilitating abortion

A leading pro-life group is calling on lawmakers to stop President Joe Biden’s administration from stealthily easing Food and Drug Administration regulations on abortion pills. In a letter first obtained by The Daily Signal, Students for Life Action president Kristan Hawkins wrote that “an abortion crisis is building in America thanks to a sweeping policy […]

Pandemic and Texas law fuel interest in abortion drugs

TOPEKA, Kan. – The covid-19 pandemic and the near ban on abortion in Texas have increased interest in obtaining abortion drugs by mail, but the legality of doing so is questioned in several states. The case takes on new urgency with the Supreme Court set to hear arguments next month in Mississippi’s bid to erode […]

More people are turning to abortion pills by mail, with uncertain legality

TOPEKA, Kan. — Before her daughter was born, she spent weeks in bed. Another difficult pregnancy would be worse as she tried to care for her toddler. Faced with this possibility, the 28-year-old Texas woman did what a growing number of people considered: she had a friend in another state who sent her the pills […]

Serious Risks of Abortion Pills – Tony Mifsud

Last February, Malta weather reported: “A local service offering abortion and reproductive health counseling has received just over 200 requests for help in the first six months since its launch amid the pandemic. The family planning counseling service went live in August (2020) in response to what co-founder Dr Isabel Stabile said was “a massive […]

Ruling allows nurse practitioners in Alaska to prescribe abortion pills

Nesbett Courthouse in downtown Anchorage. (Lex Treinen/Alaska Public Media) An Alaska Superior Court judge has issued a preliminary injunction overturning part of a state law that limits who can perform abortions. Judge Josie Garton issued a ruling on Tuesday that allows non-physician health care providers, such as nurse practitioners and physician assistants, to provide medication […]

Abortion pills available by mail in Washington, but access is not equitable

In April, the Biden administration rescinded a Trump-era requirement that prevented doctors from remotely prescribing mifepristone, one of two drugs commonly used in medical abortion. The ruling made abortion care accessible the same way other forms of health care have been since March 2020, when clinicians turned to telehealth during the pandemic. But while providers […]

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