Category: Abortion pills

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Rebecca Gomperts: How a Dutch doctor sending abortion pills to the US could become the most important doctor for millions

A Dutch doctor who sent abortion pills to women in America says his task has never been more essential and the demand for help has never been higher. As up to 25 states across the United States enact full or near-total abortion bans, Rebecca Gomperts, 56, and her organization Aid Access could become the most […]

Fallout of Roe v Wade: Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills

Facebook and Instagram, owned by Meta, reportedly blocked posts offering abortion pills to women following the U.S. Supreme Court’s overturning of the Roe v. Wade judgment, which declared abortion access a constitutional right. According to the AP news agency, several Instagram accounts of abortion rights groups found their posts or stories hidden with a warning […]

US Conservatives Pledge Tough Restrictions to Cut Abortion Pills | News on women’s rights

The United States Supreme Court has struck down Roe v Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that enshrined the legal right to abortion in the United States into federal law, reversing nearly 50 years of precedent and stoking a deep ideological divide . Last week’s decision is the result of decades of relentless organizing by conservative […]

Looking for abortion pills? Here’s How Google Could Search History Against You

Another woman visits a friend suspected of performing illegal abortions. Police find the woman through a ‘geofence’ warrant which collects data on smartphone users who were near the friend. Such scenarios might sound like dystopian fiction, but they could soon become commonplace, say abortion activists and privacy advocates. Following the Supreme Court’s overturning of Roe […]

Rise in Google searches for abortion pills could lead to increase in unsafe abortions: study

A spike in internet searches for abortion pills may indicate that women in the United States will try to obtain the drug without a doctor’s supervision, according to a new study. Researchers from Bryn Mawr College in Pennsylvania and the University of California, San Diego reviewed online searches following a leaked May 2 Supreme Court […]

Instagram and Facebook remove posts promoting abortion pills

Facebook and Instagram began rapidly removing posts offering abortion pills to women who couldn’t access them following a Supreme Court ruling that stripped constitutional protections for the process. These social media posts were apparently aimed at helping women living in states where pre-existing laws banning abortion suddenly took effect on Friday. It was then that […]

Can states ban FDA-approved abortion pills? This mifepristone maker is about to find out.

While some states have decided to completely ban abortion following Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Healthnew questions have emerged about abortion pills: States have the legal authority to outright ban drugs that have been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration? An ongoing federal lawsuit in Mississippi may provide a glimpse of the answer. GenBioPro, […]

Facebook and Instagram remove posts offering abortion pills – Daily Press

WASHINGTON — Facebook and Instagram have begun rapidly removing posts offering abortion pills to women who may not be able to access them following a Supreme Court ruling that stripped constitutional protections for the process. These social media posts were apparently aimed at helping women living in states where pre-existing laws banning abortion suddenly took […]

Arizona Republican considers banning abortion pills over lack of oversight

Republican Arizona gubernatorial candidate Kari Lake has said she supports shutting down abortion clinics and banning abortion pills. Lake made the comments in response to questions from Fox News’ Bret Baier during an interview on Monday, three days after the U.S. Supreme Court issued a ruling that overturns the nearly 50-year-old ruling by Roe vs. […]

South Dakota Governor: Ban Abortion Pills, But Don’t Punish Women For Them

WASHINGTON — South Dakota’s Republican governor vowed Sunday to ban mail-order abortion pills, but said women shouldn’t be prosecuted for seeking them. In apparent defiance of Justice Department legal advice after the Supreme Court last week struck down constitutional abortion protections for women, Kristi Noem has indicated in national television interviews that she will implement […]

President Joe Biden pledges to protect access to abortion pills, birth control and travel

(The Hill) – President Biden on Friday promised to protect access to abortion pills and contraception following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade. In remarks from the White House, Biden blasted the decision as a “tragic mistake” made by a “hardline,” conservative-controlled Supreme Court. “It’s a sad day for the […]

Biden pledges to protect access to abortion pills, birth control and travel

President Biden vowed Friday to protect access to abortion pills and birth control following the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn the landmark Roe v. Wade. In remarks from the White House, Biden blasted the decision as a “tragic mistake” made by an “extreme” conservative-controlled Supreme Court. “It’s a sad day for the country in my […]

Explainer: The risks Ohioans will take to get abortion pills online if Roe v. Wade is canceled | Ohio News | Cincinnati

Dr. David Burkons remembers how his classmates got abortion care when he attended Ohio State University in Columbus in the 1960s. “There was a corner on Cleveland Avenue,” Burkons says. “Tu es arrivée là-bas et une voiture est passée, tu es montée, tu lui as donné l’argent, il t’a emmenée pour te faire avorter, tu […]

Abortion pills will be crucial in a post-Roe world. But they aren’t the magic bullet that many think they are. –Mother Jones

Illustration by Mother Jones; Jeff Roberson/AP; Getty Facts matter: Join for free Mother Jones Daily newsletter. Support our non-profit reports. Subscribe to our print magazine. Since it became clear that deer is likely to fall in the coming weeks, activists and those generally interested in preserving access to abortion have heralded medical abortion as the […]

Women in Japan will only be able to get abortion pills with their partner’s permission

Japan is expected to approve abortion pills later this year, although “spouse consent” is required to receive a prescription. Linepharma International, a British pharmaceutical company specializing in women’s sexual and reproductive health, asked for approval of their abortion pill in December 2021. The drug combines two drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, and is currently used in […]

Committee Approves Bills to Increase Abortion Penalties for Doctors and Ban Abortion Pills in the Mail | New

BATON ROUGE, La. — Louisiana’s House Committee on Health and Welfare on Tuesday approved two anti-abortion bills in bipartisan votes. Senate Bill 342, sponsored by State Sen. Katrina Jackson, D-Monroe, would increase criminal penalties for abortion providers under Louisiana trigger laws. Louisiana is one of 13 states with trigger laws that go into effect if […]

The post-Roe battleground for abortion pills will be your mailbox

This spring, Missouri considered, but did not pass, a measure that would have criminalized out-of-state travel for an abortion, creating an incentive for bounty hunters similar to Texas’ new anti-abortion law for abortion. ‘to apply. Exercising “extraterritoriality”, or trying to enforce the laws of one state within the jurisdiction of another state, would be a […]

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