Author: Valerie A. West

Kansas judge blocks state law banning telemedicine prescription of abortion drugs

License picture” alt=”A Kansas court on Wednesday sided with state abortion clinics, allowing them to order abortions via telemedicine. File photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License picture“/> A Kansas court on Wednesday sided with abortion clinics in the state, allowing them to order abortions via telemedicine. File photo by Jim Ruymen/UPI | License picture November […]

Anti-abortion groups ask US court to withdraw approval of abortion drugs

November 18 (Reuters) – Anti-abortion groups filed a lawsuit on Friday asking a court to overturn U.S. regulators’ approval of the medical abortion drug mifepristone, which could hamper access to abortion drugs across the country. The lawsuit, filed in Amarillo, Texas, federal court by the Hippocratic Medicine Alliance, the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and […]

Doctors and health care groups sue FDA for approving dangerous chemical drugs for abortion

ADF lawyers represent four health care organizations, four physicians in first lawsuit to challenge FDA approval of chemical abortifacient drugs, removal of safeguards Friday, November 18, 2022 AMARILLO, TX – In the first lawsuit of its kind, four national medical associations and four physicians experienced in caring for pregnant and post-abortion women are suing federal […]

Why poor quality standards for abortion pills aren’t pro-woman

When it comes to the distribution of the abortifacient drug mifepristone, the United States Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has fallen asleep. Despite comprehensive data showing higher rates of complications and ER visits from chemical abortion, the abortion pill has been praised by corporate media, promoted as “safe” by President Joe Biden, and subjected to […]

Pro-life doctor responds to NPR audio of abortion procedure

The headquarters of National Public Radio, or NPR, is seen in Washington, DC September 17, 2013. The $201 million building, which opened in 2013, serves as the headquarters of the media organization that creates and distributes news, information and music programming to 975 independent radio stations across the United States, reaching 26 million listeners weekly. […]

FDA Concerned About Providers Offering Abortion Drugs Before Pregnancy | Health

Although health care providers are not allowed to offer a medical abortion before a patient becomes pregnant, some do, a spokesperson for the US Food and Drug Administration said. says Politico. The FDA fears the practice is dangerous. Medical abortion, also known as medical abortion, is a method in which a person terminates their pregnancy […]

How an unmarked van quietly delivers abortion pills to the Colorado border

As abortion becomes increasingly restricted across the country, a nondescript mobile clinic operates on the Colorado border, where out-of-state women can pick up medication themselves. “There is no signage on it,” said Dr. Julie Amaon, medical director of Just The Pill. “We don’t try to tell people what we’re doing to keep patients safe, because […]

The “You’re Wrong About” Podcast released an episode titled “Your Abortion Stories”

The You are wrong about podcast, hosted by journalist Sarah Marshall, released a topical and important episode titled “Your Abortion Stories” on October 17. This is a collection of voicemail messages that Marshall received after posting a call on Twitter asking people to talk about their abortion experiences. In light of the Supreme Court’s reversal […]

Offering abortion pills on campus could eliminate access limits, students say

Peter Dazeley/Getty Images/STOCK (NEW YORK) – Colleges and universities offering the abortion pill on campus could help reduce barriers to accessing abortion care, even in states that currently have protections for such care, say student advocates the right to abortion. Students in California and New York told ABC News that increasing access points of care, […]

Cori Bush Says Doctors Continued Abortion Procedure After Changing Mind: ‘No, I’m Not Ready’

Missouri Congresswoman Cori Bush says she had an abortion when she was 19 after her doctors ‘absolutely ignored me’ when she decided she wasn’t ready. In an interview Wednesday on PBS, Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo. described her experience as a 19-year-old student at Harris-Stowe State University who changed her mind about her second abortion. She […]

Nigeria: Abortion pills widely used in Nigeria – Women and providers talk about their experiences

Unwanted pregnancies are common among women of reproductive age in Nigeria and a significant number end in abortion. Each year, between 2015 and 2019, nearly three million pregnancies were unintended. Forty-eight percent ended in abortion. Many of these abortions are unsafe and some result in severe maternal morbidity or death. The main reason for this […]

Abuse of abortion pills among reasons for high number of maternal deaths in Nepal

In July, a 28-year-old woman from Kavrepalanchok was rushed to Paropakar Maternity and Women’s Hospital in Thapathali after suffering septic shock, a life-threatening condition that occurs when blood pressure drops to an extremely low level after an infection. Doctors who treated the patient said the woman was bleeding profusely due to the misuse of a […]

House GOP bill would allow pharmacists to refuse to supply abortion drugs

A A group of House GOP members has introduced legislation that would give pharmacists the power to refuse to supply abortion-inducing drugs, undermining the Biden administration’s recent guidelines warning that pharmacists who do not provide the drugs could face penalties. legal and financial penalties. The Pharmacists Conscience Protection Act, introduced by Representatives Buddy Carter (R-GA), […]

‘It will be etched in my memory forever’ – women report disturbing ‘homemade’ abortion stories

(Right to life UK) With ‘DIY’ home abortions now accounting for more than half of all abortions in England and Wales, women continue to tell disturbing stories about what it’s really like to have an unsupervised abortion medical. The Mail tells the story of two women, Emily Price and Katherine Telby, who have both had […]

This startup will sell abortion pills to patients who aren’t pregnant – The Virginian-Pilot

Choice will start selling abortion pills to people who aren’t pregnant so they can store them for future use, the reproductive healthcare startup announced Wednesday. The company will only offer the service, also known as “advanced provisioning”, in US states where it is licensed to operate – California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine and New Mexico – […]

Online clinic offering abortion pills to patients who are not pregnant for future use

An online clinic offers abortion pills to patients who are not pregnant in Illinois and several other states, keeping the drug on hand for future use. Choice, a California-based reproductive healthcare startup, launched the service on Wednesday to increase abortion access, particularly after the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade in June, ending federal […]

Startup Choice to sell abortion pills to non-pregnant people who want to stock up

Choice will start selling abortion pills to people who aren’t pregnant so they can store them for future use, the reproductive healthcare startup announced Wednesday. The company will only offer the service, also known as “advanced provisioning”, in US states where it is licensed to operate – California, Colorado, Illinois, Maine and New Mexico – […]

Nurse practitioner says CVS fired her for refusing to give abortion drugs

A former nurse practitioner who worked at a MinuteClinic in Virginia is suing CVS Health, alleging the company fired her because she refused to give certain contraceptives or abortive medications, in accordance with her religious beliefs. Paige Casey’s attorneys said in a lawsuit filed in county court that CVS, owner of MinuteClinic, exempted the nurse […]

Virginia supplier fired for refusing to supply contraceptives, abortion pills, sues CVS

A Virginia nurse practitioner has filed a lawsuit against drugstore chain CVS after she said she was fired from the Alexandria MinuteClinic for refusing to provide certain birth control or abortion pills to customers, reports 7News. Paige Casey has filed a lawsuit in the Prince William County Circuit Court, with her lawyers saying she was […]

Facebook removed a Planned Parenthood post sharing information about abortion pills

Facebook removed a post from Planned Parenthood of Michigan that shared resources for medical abortions earlier this month, as first reported by the Michigan advance. The post, shared on the organization’s Facebook page, explained what a medical abortion is, linked to an article describing online abortion pill providers, and noted that the organization was proud […]

The first home abortion pills will be permanently available in England and Wales | Political news

Home abortion pills will be made permanently available to women in England and Wales from the end of the month, the government has announced. The so-called “pills in the mail” were made available temporarily when the COVID pandemic hit in March 2020. It allowed women to have early medical abortions at home, by taking two […]

Facebook restricted a family planning post telling people about abortion pills

Image: Justin Sullivan/Staff Facebook restricted a post from Planned Parenthood of Michigan that contained factual information about abortion pills and also included a link to an article on where to get abortion pills online. Abortion is legal in Michigan. The news shows that Facebook and its parent company Meta’s continue to face content moderation issues […]

The first home abortion pills will be permanently available in England and Wales | Politics News

Home abortion pills will be made permanently available to women in England and Wales from the end of the month, the government has announced. The so-called “pills in the mail” were made available temporarily when the COVID pandemic hit in March 2020. It allowed women to have early medical abortions at home, by taking two […]

Montana Planned Parenthood resumes giving abortion pills to out-of-state clients

(live action) Montana Planned Parenthood facilities have announced they will resume performing chemical abortions on out-of-state patients. The abortion giant previously said it would stop distributing abortion pills to these patients for fear of possible lawsuits, but an executive order from the Biden administration reassured them that they would be protected by committing these abortions. […]

Abortion in Texas: Procedure should be allowed in cases of rape and incest, say nearly 90% of voters in UT poll

Most registered voters in Texas oppose a comprehensive abortion ban, but are split on how available abortion should be, according to a june poll conducted by the Texas Politics Project at the University of Texas at Austin. The video above is from a previous report. State abortion clinics stopped offering abortions almost immediately after the […]

Facebook helps cops arrest teen for buying abortion pills

Imprisoning 17-year-old girls, that’s social media Facebook provided user information to Nebraska police, leading directly to the prosecution of a 17-year-old girl for alleged crimes related to ordering abortion pills online. The notworking social team didn’t even bother to challenge the order she just gave the teenagers, direct messages to the cops, who are now […]

Why authentic abortion stories on TV and in movies are a sign of the times in the post-Roe era

In 2004, a Canadian TV show made headlines for a controversial episode in which a pregnant teenager decides, much to her boyfriend’s dismay, to have an abortion. Her mother drives her to the clinic. Yes it was Degrassi: the next generation — and the infamous episode, titled Accidents will happenwas postponed for American viewers after […]

“Abortion Stories USA” at Lump Gallery is a powerful assertion of reproductive rights

Abortion Stories United States | Until Sunday August 28 | Lump Gallery, Raleigh At the corner of East Cabarrus Street and South Blount Street in Raleigh, past the neighborhood barbershop and the Baptist Church, you’ll find the modest gray storefront of Lump Gallery. Step into the gallery this month (dodging, perhaps, to escape the heat) […]

The web is home to an illegal bazaar of abortion pills. The FDA is ill-equipped to stop it.

“Counterfeit criminals go where there is demand – and there is demand and there are access issues,” said Libby Baney, senior adviser to the Alliance for Safe Online Pharmacies, a group defense of the abortion pill market. “This creates a criminal opportunity and a major risk to patient safety.” Google says it is generally unable […]

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 […]

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