Month: July 2022

Republicans are trying to ban talk about abortion pills. Activists swear a “mass defiance”.

Amelia Bonow spent the 4th of July talking to strangers about abortion pills at a lemonade stand in front of the Supreme Court. About ten days after the institution ended federal abortion rightsyouhe founding director of Shout Your Abortion gathered friends and volunteers to dress in red, white and blue and the hand popsicles and […]

Reviews | From ‘Dirty Dancing’ to ‘Scandal,’ On-Screen Abortion Stories Carry the Swing

In the weeks following the fall of Roe v. Wade, people have supported abortion access and rights in many ways, including spreading information about abortion pills and standing up for courageous doctors. My contribution was to think about television and films. Abortion has been depicted on television and in film since the silent films of […]

Everything you need to know about self managed abortions i.e. abortion pills

The use of medications like abortion pills to terminate a pregnancy at home without the supervision of a doctor or outside of a traditional health care facility is called self-directed abortion. Studies have proven the effectiveness of using home abortion pills, and these drugs have been recommended by organizations such as Doctors Without Borders and […]

House Passes Right to Contraception Act Guaranteeing Access to Contraceptives and Abortion Drugs

NEWYou can now listen to Fox News articles! The United States House of Representatives on Thursday passed a bill enshrining in federal law the right to contraception, including drugs used to induce abortion, with the support of eight Republicans. In a vote of 228 to 195, lawmakers passed the Right to Contraception Act after limited […]

Everything You Need To Know About Self-Managed Abortions i.e. Abortion Pills

The use of medications like abortion pills to terminate a pregnancy at home without a doctor’s supervision or outside of a traditional health care facility is called self-directed abortion. Studies have proven the effectiveness of using home abortion pills, and these drugs have been recommended by organizations such as Doctors Without Borders and the World […]

Federal Abortion Pill Guidelines Confuse Georgia Pharmacists

Republican U.S. Representative from Georgia Buddy Carter, a pharmacist, called HHS’s message to his colleagues a “gross abuse of executive authority.” “There is no constitutional right to an abortion, and as such there is no constitutional duty for pharmacists to knowingly dispense medication intended for abortion,” Carter said in a statement. “This administration has a […]

Demand for Abortion Pills Increases After Roe v. wade

abortion pill Getty Demand for abortion pills has increased dramatically in the United States following the Supreme Court’s decision last month to overturn Roe vs. Wade. Companies that prescribe abortion pills — after telehealth consultations — have reported more web traffic and dating requests in recent weeks, including in states with “trigger” laws where abortion […]

Two Indiana Women Share Their Abortion Stories and Differing Opinions – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

INDIANAPOLIS (WISH) — Two Indiana women have two abortion stories and two different sides to the issue. News 8’s Hanna Mordoh sat down with the women to hear their unique perspectives on abortion a week before Indiana lawmakers meet for a special session to adopt new restrictions on abortion. Chelsea Pell and Michelle Mimms-Duchan both […]

Abortion pills are increasingly used, but will not be a post-Roe “cure”

CNN — In light of last month’s Supreme Court decision that overturned Roe v. Wade and revoked the constitutional right to abortion, much of the Biden administration’s response has focused on protecting access to medical abortion. Mifepristone – a pill used to medically induce abortion in combination with another drug, misoprostol – is approved by […]

Our Abortion Stories: “The Judges Who Signed the Dobbs Opinion Don’t Care About Me at 14”

Rachel Nix, 24, sits on a sidewalk while treating the Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling in the United States Supreme Court on June 24, 2022 in Washington, DC (Brandon Bell/Getty Images) On June 24, the Supreme Court overturned longstanding precedents of Roe v. Wade, representing the greatest blow to women’s constitutional rights in […]

Activist faces 3 years in prison for sending abortion pills to Poland – this could signal what is to come in the US

Abortion rights activists march to the White House to denounce the United States Supreme Court’s decision to end federal abortion rights protections Saturday, July 9, 2022 in Washington, DC, USA United. The Supreme Court’s decision in Dobbs v. Jackson Womens Health overturns the 50-year-old Roe v. Wade case, removing a federal right to abortion. (Photo […]

Do not refuse to provide abortion pills

July 14, 2022 — The Biden administration issued guidelines on Wednesday reminding the nation’s 60,000 retail pharmacies of their obligation under federal law to provide prescription drugs, including drugs that can induce abortion. The Department of Health and Human Services has listed several conditions commonly treated with medication that can cause abortion, warning that refusing […]

Feds: Pharmacies can’t turn people away with prescriptions for abortive drugs – WISH-TV | Indianapolis News | Indiana Weather forecast

(CNN) – Clarifying tips announced Wednesday, the Biden administration says federal law does not allow pharmacies to turn away people who have a prescription for a drug that could potentially end a pregnancy. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Civil Rights Office sent guidance to more than 60,000 pharmacies nationwide reminding that under […]

Phoebe Bridgers, Halsey, Naya Rivera: How celebrity abortion stories became a fixture in the fight for reproductive rights

In 1985, Ali MacGraw, the Oscar-nominated star Love storyappeared on the cover of People magazine. The headline read, “Abortion – No Easy Answers.” A caption announced that nine women, including MacGraw, had decided to “tell radically different stories about how [abortion] affected their lives. Twelve years had passed since the 1973 Supreme Court decision in […]

Biden warns pharmacists not to block requests for contraceptives and abortion pills

BREAKING: The Biden administrator today told pharmacies nationwide they could be breaking civil rights laws if they refuse to fill prescriptions for birth control or abortion pills or other medications they say will could be used for these purposes. TK story… —Alice Miranda Ollstein (@AliceOllstein) July 13, 2022 Here is another directive that is sure […]

Abortion Pills and Medical Abortion Facts

Medications to end a pregnancy usually involve two drugs: mifepristone (Mifeprex, RU-486, “the abortion pill”) and misoprostol (Cytotec). Mifepristone stops progesterone, a hormone needed to maintain pregnancy. Misoprostol tells the uterus to contract to empty its contents. Cervical dilation (opening) also occurs at this time, allowing tissue to be pushed out of the uterus. Medications […]

HHS Warns Pharmacies That Refuse Abortion Pills They Are Violating Anti-Discrimination Law

Jhe Biden Administration warns retail pharmacies against patient refusal Abortion-induce drugs, saying it would violate anti-discrimination laws by denying health care to pregnant women. The Department of Health and Social Services‘s Office for Civil Rights issued guidelines strengthening the Obamacare law that warns more than 60,000 American pharmacies against the refusal to dispense drugs causing […]

Biden engages in legal battle with red states over abortion pills

Anti-Abortion the defenders prepare to fight the president Joe Bidenis committed to ensuring access to abortion-inducing drugs by exercising federal authority over states that have restrictions in place. Biden signed a decree Friday aimed at bolstering access to abortion now that the Supreme Court has ruled in the case Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization […]

Judge lifts order against Indiana abortion procedure ban – NBC Chicago

A federal judge has allowed an Indiana law largely banning a second-trimester abortion procedure to come into effect following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade. Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifted the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against dilation and evacuation abortions. The law took effect […]

Judge lifts order against ban on abortion procedure in Indiana | New

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has allowed an Indiana law largely banning a second-trimester abortion procedure to come into effect following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to cancel Roe v. Wade. Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifted the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against dilation and evacuation abortions. The […]

Judge lifts order against ban on abortion procedure in Indiana | Indiana News

By TOM DAVIES, Associated Press INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge has allowed an Indiana law largely banning a second-trimester abortion procedure to come into effect following the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to cancel Roe v. Wade. Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifted the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against […]

Judge lifts order against ban on abortion procedure in Indiana | app

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge clears a largely Indiana law prohibit a second trimester abortion procedure take effect following the decision of the United States Supreme Court to end the constitutional protection of abortion. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifts the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against […]

Judge lifts order against Indiana abortion procedure ban – WOWO 1190 AM

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — A federal judge clears a largely Indiana law prohibit a second trimester abortion procedure take effect following the decision of the United States Supreme Court to end the constitutional protection of abortion. U.S. District Judge Sarah Evans Barker’s order signed Thursday lifts the injunction she issued in 2019 blocking the law against […]

Biden administration and states brace for possible legal battles over abortion pills – FOX23 News

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden administration is warning that some states may attempt to restrict access to government-approved abortion pills and birth control following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last month. “Those who want to ban all abortions, their next move is going to be medical abortion and crossing the state […]

Montana clinics preemptively restrict out-of-state patients’ access to abortion pills

All four states bordering Montana have ‘trigger laws’ in effect or pending now that the US Supreme Court has ended federal abortion protections, making the conservative Big Sky Country an unlikely haven for women seeking to terminate their pregnancy. But Montana’s potential to become an abortion haven has been diminished — not by lawmakers and […]

Can Michigan residents get abortion pills in Canada? The governor asks for clarification.

Continuing her efforts to ensure comprehensive reproductive health care for Michigan residents, Governor Gretchen Whitmer is seeking clarification on residents’ rights to cross the U.S. border for care or prescription medications, including abortion pills. Current rules on importing drugs, including those that can be used for medical abortion, are complex and poorly understood by the […]

Biden Admin & States Brace for Possible Legal Battles Over Abortion Pills – Action News Jax

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration is warning that some states may try to restrict access to government-approved abortion pills and birth control following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning Roe vs. Wade last month. STORY: ‘A place for a second chance’: Jacksonville organization helps families and individuals fight poverty “Those who want to ban all abortions, […]

Biden administration, states brace for possible legal battles over abortion pills – 102.3 KRMG

WASHINGTON, DC — The Biden administration is warning that some states may attempt to restrict access to government-approved abortion pills and birth control following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe v. Wade last month. “Those who want to ban all abortions, their next move is going to be medical abortion and crossing the state […]

Post-Roe push to increase access to abortion pills meets resistance from pro-life doctors

Pro-life doctors sounded the alarm on Wednesday over the Biden administration’s efforts to expand access to abortion pills, arguing that lifting restrictions would put the lives of pregnant women at risk. Leaders of the pro-life American Association of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (AAPLOG) say the White House and major medical groups are failing to warn the […]

Michigan educates public on differences between abortion pills and emergency contraception

Governor Gretchen Whitmer and the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services are launching an effort to educate Michigan residents and health care providers about the difference between emergency contraception and abortion pills. Emergency contraception, often referred to by the brand name Plan B or the morning after pill, is used to prevent pregnancy. Medical […]

Advocates assess how to guide those getting abortion pills: Gunshots

Julie Edwards, patient advocacy program manager at Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi, had self-administered abortions as a teenager and said they would become more common and may be safe. Rachel Lacovone/WPLN hide caption toggle caption Rachel Lacovone/WPLN Julie Edwards, patient advocacy program manager at Planned Parenthood of Tennessee and North Mississippi, had self-administered […]

Anna bought abortion pills through social media. Now, like thousands of other Filipinos, she is dead | Philippines

SShortly before a courier arrived, Anna*, a frightened pregnant young woman from the Philippines, had received instructions on Facebook from the vendor on what to do when she received her packet of medicine containing cytotec, cortal and tablets to prevent bleeding. She should fast for the day. She shouldn’t eat rice but just snack on […]

Roe v Wade and abortion pills: Facebook admits ‘incorrect enforcement’

July 4 is a day most Americans celebrate, but a group of Tāmaki Makaurau protested the end of the constitutional right to abortion outside the US Consulate General. Video / NZ Herald Following controversy over the removal of abortion pill posts from Facebook and Instagram, parent company Meta has acknowledged ‘incorrect enforcement’ in some cases […]

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