Category: Abortion pills

Why Your Nearby Pharmacist Doesn’t Have Abortion Pills and Why They Should Stock Them

Marking 49 years since the creation of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (MTP) Act 1971a new study published on August 10, 2020 assessed the availability of medical abortion (MA) drugs in six Indian states to understand awareness levels and perceptions of chemists stocking and selling MA pills. Despite the passage of MTP Bill (amendment) in […]

Here’s Why You Still Can’t Access Abortion Pills by Mail in Louisiana, Despite the Pandemic

This week, a federal judge in Maryland ruled that people can now access abortion pills through the mail during the pandemic, rather than having to visit a doctor, clinic or hospital. But the ruling won’t change anything for Louisiana women and abortion patients. This is because Louisiana has its own law requiring abortion patients to […]

Charities report spike in Maltese requests for abortion pills during lockdown | Malta

In Malta, women seeking an abortion during the pandemic are forced to procure their own miscarriage or maintain an unwanted pregnancy, even when the child has a serious abnormality. Foreign charities have reported a surge in requests for abortion pills from women in Malta during the pandemic. Women On Web, a Netherlands-based online community, received […]

Coronavirus fuels efforts to increase access to abortion pills

The pandemic is helping abortion rights advocates in the United States achieve a long-standing goal: making it easier for women to use the pill to end a pregnancy for up to 10 weeks. Federal and state regulations have restricted access to “medical abortion” since the Food and Drug Administration approved it two decades ago. Nonetheless, […]

A woman dies after taking abortion pills; 6 reserved

Husband, in-laws and doctor among those reserved. Kashimira Police, Mira Road, have booked six people following the death of a pregnant woman caused by the consumption of abortion pills. The 32-year-old was about six weeks pregnant; reserved people include her husband, a real estate agent, her in-laws, their family doctor and a medical representative. Police […]

UK supplier to release abortion pills to ensure access for Northern Irish women

BELFAST (Reuters) – Britain’s main provider of abortions said it would offer abortion pills to women in Northern Ireland by post to save them having to travel to England by ferry now that the coronavirus pandemic closed air traffic. FILE PICTURE; Naomi Connor, co-organizer of Alliance for Choice poses with recommended and safe medicines which […]

New coronavirus lockdown rules will let you take abortion pills at home – how it works

The government has backed away from plans to allow home abortions during the coronavirus pandemic. This means that women can be prescribed the treatment during a video appointment and take medical abortion pills at home. AUCKLAND, NEW ZEALAND – FEBRUARY 17: Abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured at an abortion clinic February […]

Abortion pills are safe and could alleviate growing access crisis for women

Abortion access faces a monumental crisis, as states across the nation continue to advance and pass restrictive abortion laws, the Trump administration enacts reproductive health policies that ignore science and the Supreme Court is about to decide a major case on the regulation of abortion. year. Amid this treacherous landscape, two key factors will help […]

As more people search for abortion pills online, opponents in Texas push to restrict access

AUSTIN — Policies restricting abortions in states like Texas could encourage more people to seek abortion medication online, according to research from the University of Texas at Austin published in October. The study, which examined requests for pills to the Women on Web telemedicine abortion service between October 2017 and August 2018, found that states […]

First, California would require public universities to provide abortion pills

At a time when conservative states strongly limit access to abortion, California reported a new abortion rights frontier Friday with the passage of legislation that would require all public universities in the state to offer medical abortions on campus. The law project, which would use money raised from private donors to equip and train campus […]

European doctor who prescribes abortion pills to American women online sues FDA : NPR

Dr Rebecca Gomperts says the government seized abortion drugs she prescribed overseas to patients in the United States. The drugs are FDA-approved to induce an abortion under the direction of a physician. Stormi Greener/Star Tribune via Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Stormi Greener/Star Tribune via Getty Images Dr Rebecca Gomperts says the government seized […]

Abortion pills: California plans to make them available again in public colleges: Photos

Abortion opponents in Sacramento, California are protesting legislation that would require public college campuses in California to supply the pills used in medical abortion. April Dembosky/KQED hide caption toggle caption April Dembosky/KQED Abortion opponents in Sacramento, California are protesting legislation that would require public college campuses in California to supply the pills used in medical […]

Mail-in abortion pills gain traction as more states restrict access

In Aid Access’ first year of operation, 21,000 American women contacted the online organization launched in March 2018 that offers abortion pills internationally. Requests came from all over the country ⁠– especially from states where abortion is strictly regulated. After a series of states passed bans or limits in recent weeks, pushing the abortion debate […]

Revealed: 21,000 US Women Ordered Abortion Pills Online in Last Year | Abortion

Thousands of American women have obtained abortion pills online over the past year, according to figures that highlight the growing difficulty of accessing safe abortions on the ground. Data shared with the Guardian reveals that 21,000 women sought abortion medication between March 2018 and March this year from charity Aid Access. Between a third and […]

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