Category: Abortion pills

Saskatchewan. begins paying doctors providing abortion pills after two years

Breadcrumb Links Local News Previously, doctors prescribing the pill had to charge for it as advice or consultation, discouraging them from undertaking work that could take hours. Author of the article: Publication date : October 10, 2021 • October 11, 2021 • 3 minute read • Join the conversation On October 1, Saskatchewan began offering […]

EU doctor says she will continue to prescribe abortion pills to women in Texas

A European doctor said she plans to continue prescribing abortion pills to Texas women through virtual medical appointments despite the state’s new law that bars women from having abortions after six weeks. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts, a doctor from the Netherlands, told CBS News she doesn’t care about the six weeks. “This is another law that […]

Increase in 999 calls for women taking home abortion pills

Ambulance services have reported an increase in emergency calls for women who have taken homemade abortion pills, a Freedom of Information (FOI) request has revealed. The Mail on Sunday found that one – South Western Ambulance Service – had seen its dispatches for women taking the pills triple since April last year. Under emergency coronavirus […]

AOC reminds women that abortion pills are sold online and denounces ‘forced birth laws’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is hitting back at the Supreme Court’s decision to uphold Texas’ controversial new abortion law, reminding those in need that pregnancy termination medications can be purchased online. Following the landmark 5-4 Supreme Court decision upholding Senate Bill (SB) 8 banning all abortions in Texas once a fetal heartbeat can be detected, the […]

Man in court for allegedly selling prescription abortion pills in east London

A man has been arrested for selling abortion pills. Johan Turyamureba, 25, appeared in London Magistrates’ Court this week for allegedly selling abortion pills to the public. Cytotec tablets are only processed, sold and distributed by licensed physicians or pharmacists, in the category of Schedule 4 of the Medicines and Related Substances Act. He was […]

Rampant illegal sale of abortion pills across Maharashtra | Bombay News

Last month, a 43-year-old woman dressed in a sari from Wagholi, Pune, stood in a local medical shop waiting for the queue to thin out. When it did, she asked a store clerk for an abortion pill, adding that she needed it urgently. At first, the employee refused his request, but on his insistence, he […]

It’s time to put a warning from the Surgeon General on chemical abortion pills

OPINION: Amid an outbreak of COVID-19 caused by the highly transmissible Delta variant, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy has issued an advisory against “health misinformation” which he says “can sow confusion, sow distrust, [and] harm people’s health. Mr Murthy says there is a ‘moral and civic imperative’ to limit it. President Joe Biden has gone further, […]

Illegal abortion pills (still) allowed to be advertised, despite the risk

It’s an ongoing saga. Again, we see Facebook allowing abortion providers to advertise and post information about getting abortion pills online while removing ads and locking down accounts of pro-life users. Shady abortion pill suppliers have many pages for women around the world on Facebook. There are groups to talk about home abortion remedies where […]

Increasing Gender Equity Through Abortion Pills on Campus

For many students, access to abortion-related health care is essential to furthering their education, but unnecessary barriers place a heavy burden on students seeking such care. Legislation recently introduced by Rep. Lindsay Sabadosa, D-Northampton, and Sen. Jason Lewis, D-Winchester, would reduce those barriers. H2399/S1470 would ensure safe, equitable, and affordable access to abortion pills in […]

Why order abortion pills online? Affordability, Privacy and Convenience, Says New Study

Recently enacted laws make abortion-related health care increasingly difficult to obtain. As a result, more and more people are turning to the internet to find abortion-related health care. As abortion restrictions increase, clinics close and the cost of abortion increases, women are increasingly ordering abortion pills online and taking them home safely. One of the […]

Access to abortion pills via telehealth varies by state

Telehealth is becoming more and more important in our lives. These visits are also used for abortions, but the rules vary from state to state, and even at the federal level. “In March of last year in 2020, at the height of the pandemic, I found out I was pregnant in the state of Ohio,” […]

New group to start mailing abortion pills to women’s homes

(NRLC) Well, it didn’t take long and, of course, it wasn’t a coincidence. Monday, Janet Woodcock, MDActing Director of the Biden Administration of the United States Food & Drug Administration, announced that the FDA was suspending regulations requiring abortion pills to be dispensed in person by certified health care providers from hospitals, clinics and authorized […]

FDA to allow abortion pills in the mail during pandemic

The Biden administration has decided to allow women to receive abortion pills by mail for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, the latest development in an issue that is increasingly coming to the fore in the American debate over abortion. In one letter Sent Monday to two leading organizations representing reproductive health physicians, the acting […]

USFDA allows abortion pills to be mailed amid Covid-19 pandemic

The Biden administration has decided to allow women to receive abortion pills by mail for the duration of the coronavirus pandemic, the latest development in an issue that is increasingly coming to the fore in the American debate over abortion. In a letter sent Monday to two leading organizations representing reproductive health physicians, the acting […]

FDA ends restrictions on shipping abortion pills during pandemic

The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) ended restrictions on shipping abortion pills during the pandemic on Monday, after the Trump administration decided to maintain the decades-old requirement for in-person pickup of the drug at the amid the public health emergency surrounding the coronavirus pandemic. FDA Acting Commissioner Janet Woodcock sent a letter to the American […]

Removing home-use abortion pills will leave more women in crisis

Jhe English and Welsh governments are consulting the public on whether to revoke the temporary rules that allow women to end early pregnancies at home with the use of two pills. The rules were introduced to reduce the need for face-to-face meetings as Covid-19 swept through the population. It is essential that women continue to […]

Abortion pill ruling slashes access in New Mexico, nation | Local News

As New Mexico lawmakers debate scrapping an outdated law that criminalizes abortion, national abortion rights advocates are scrambling to regain lost ground in the fight to return the so-called pills abortions no longer available. At issue is access to the combination of two drugs – mifepristone and misoprostol – that women can self-administer to end […]

Supreme Court joins Trump in restricting abortion pills

WASHINGTON- A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an appeal by Trump administration lawyers and reinstated a controversial abortion rule that requires women who want drugs to end an early pregnancy to go to a hospital or clinic to pick up the pills, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The justices, by a 6-3 vote, overturned a […]

Supreme Court rejects abortion pills, allowing them to be mailed – For now: NPR

Wording in Thursday’s order suggests the Supreme Court was simply unwilling to make a decision in an abortion case three weeks after Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death and just days before confirmation hearings of Judge Amy Coney Barrett. J. Scott Applewhite/AP hide caption toggle caption J. Scott Applewhite/AP Wording in Thursday’s order suggests the Supreme […]

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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