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 […]

Satanic temple seeks access to abortion drugs

The abortion drug Mifepristone, also known as RU486, is pictured at an abortion clinic February 17, 2006 in Auckland, New Zealand. Citing the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, a group of Satanists are calling on the Food and Drug Administration for access to “abortion pills without having to go through regulatory steps,” the group announced on […]

Satanic Temple Demands FDA Grant Unrestricted Access to Abortion Drugs

The Restoration of Religious Freedom Act (RFRA) was initiated and enacted to ensure Native Americans unfettered access to peyote for their religious rituals. Consistent with this goal, The Satanic Temple wants unfettered access to abortifacients for its religious use. Since peyote is a Schedule I drug with no accepted medical use, TST’s prescription drug access […]

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 […]

House Democrats push FDA to lift abortifacient drug protocols

Through Ryan FoleyChristian Post reporter | Tuesday, August 24, 2021 A bottle and two pills of mifepristone, formerly known as RU-486, are seen in a handout photo. | Reuters/Newscom Pro-abortion lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives are calling on the Food and Drug Administration to permanently eliminate safety protocols for dispensing drugs that cause […]

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 […]

Texas law banning common abortion procedure, dilation and evacuation upheld : NPR

The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has ruled that Texas can ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure. Jonathan Bachman/AP hide caption toggle caption Jonathan Bachman/AP The US 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans has ruled that Texas can ban a common second-trimester abortion procedure. Jonathan Bachman/AP NEW ORLEANS — […]

Appeals court upholds Texas law banning abortion procedure

A federal appeals court in New Orleans has upheld a Texas law banning a commonly used second-trimester abortion procedure Through KEVIN McGILL Associated Press August 19, 2021, 3:39 p.m. • 3 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — A Texas law banning an abortion method commonly used to end second-trimester […]

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, […]

Federal appeals court upholds Texas ban on standard abortion procedure

A federal appeals court on Wednesday upheld a 2017 Texas law banning an abortion method widely considered standard procedure in second-trimester pregnancies, a decision that could eventually go to the Supreme Court. A majority of the judges of the 5th United States Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton […]

Texas may ban common second-trimester abortion procedure, appeals court rules

Texas can limit access to the most common procedure used to terminate a second-trimester pregnancy, an appeals court ruled Wednesday, in a ruling likely to end in the U.S. Supreme Court. The decision paves the way for Texas to be the first state in the nation to impose such a ban. At issue is a […]

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 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 […]

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 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 […]

KS judge strikes down law banning abortion procedure

A Kansas anti-abortion law — which led to the landmark ruling that the state constitution protects the right to abortion — was formally struck down by a district court on Wednesday. A Shawnee County judge ruled that banning a procedure used during a woman’s second trimester did not meet the strict standards set by the […]

Abortion Drug Safety Clinical Trials, By Mail

In December, the Supreme Court overturned a lower court ruling that allowed the mailing of abortion drugs. Since then, women seeking to terminate a pregnancy with the combination drug package containing mifepristone and misoprostol must now go, in person, to a medical provider. But this requirement in person is not necessary in many states and […]

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 says abortion drugs must be obtained in person, not by mail

Editor’s note: This story was updated on January 15. Washington— On Jan. 12, the Supreme Court reinstated a federal requirement that women seeking abortion-inducing drugs must do so in person, not by mail, as a federal judge had allowed last year due to the pandemic and which the High Court had cleared. In its 6-3 […]

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 reinstates requirement for women to obtain abortion drugs in person

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated requirements that women seeking medical abortions come in person to pick up their prescriptions, siding with the Trump administration on medical organizations that argued the mandate exposes the patients at unnecessary risk during the coronavirus pandemic. The court’s three liberal justices disagreed with the majority’s brief unsigned […]

Texas loses bid to reinstate ban on second-trimester abortion procedure

Oct 13 (Reuters) – The state of Texas on Tuesday lost its bid in a U.S. appeals court to reinstate a law that would have effectively banned the most common abortion procedure used by doctors to terminate second-trimester pregnancies . A three-judge panel from the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans sided […]

Texas attempt to ban common abortion procedure blocked by appeals court

Texas women can continue to access the the most common procedure used to terminate a second-trimester pregnancy, after a federal appeals court on Tuesday struck down a state law that would have restricted its use. The law would have required doctors to stop the heart of the fetus before performing a dilation and evacuation abortion […]

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 […]

Pharmacies do not stock enough medication for medical abortion; low availability puts women’s lives at risk

Medical abortion pills are disappearing from the pharmacy shelves of several retail pharmacies across the country despite the government’s approval of the Medical Termination of Pregnancy (Amendment) Bill in March. The government allowed several changes in the MTP (Amendment Bill), 2020 and also extended the upper limit for allowing abortion from 20 weeks to 24 […]

Women threatened by Covid need better medicine, not unsafe abortion drugs

New search estimates that there could be 56,700 additional maternal deaths in low- and middle-income countries due to disruption of healthcare due to COVID-19. In response to this tragic projection, abortion activist groups are pursuing expanded “medical abortion”, the termination of pregnancy usually by means of a combination of two drugs and often via “telemedicine”. […]

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 […]

New York woman who illegally sold abortion drugs to Wisconsin residents gets probation, fine | Crime

Jeff Richgels | Wisconsin State Journal A New York woman who illegally sold abortion drugs to people in Portage and several other Wisconsin towns was sentenced last week to two years probation and fined $10,000, authorities said. On March 20, Urusla Wing, 42, pleaded guilty to one count in an indictment charging him with conspiracy […]

New York woman who illegally sold abortion drugs to Wisconsin residents gets probation, fine | criminality

A New York woman who illegally sold abortion drugs to people in Portage and several other Wisconsin towns was sentenced last week to two years probation and fined $10,000, authorities said. On March 20, Urusla Wing, 42, pleaded guilty to one count in an indictment charging him with conspiracy to defraud the Food and Drug […]

Doctor fined for illegally prescribing abortion drugs

A doctor has been fined and disciplined for misprescribing abortion drugs. Photo: 123RF The New Zealand Health Practitioners Disciplinary Tribunal said the doctor, whose name is deleted, unlawfully prescribed the drugs to two patients. This decision was contrary to the requirements of the law on contraception, sterilization and abortion. The charge was brought against “Dr. […]

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, […]

Police are investigating the death of an unborn baby after a woman took abortion drugs at home at 28 weeks pregnant

Police are investigating the death of an unborn baby after a woman took ‘pills in the mail’ abortion medication when she was 28 weeks pregnant – four times the legal limit exceeded Abortion laws have been relaxed due to coronavirus so women can take both pills at home Women can use these pills at home […]

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 […]

Senator Geist introduces bill to end abortion procedure

It’s only been a few days since the Nebraska Legislature resumed session and they’re already causing a buzz with controversial proposals. Earlier this week, Senator Suzanne Geist of Lincoln introduced LB 814 which seeks to ban dilation and evacuation abortions. The procedure also known as an in-clinic abortion is just one of the options women […]

Abortive chemical drugs targeted in bill introduced on Capitol Hill by Arkansas senator | KLRT

Tom Cotton and his colleague introduce legislation to protect mums and babies WASHINGTON (Press release) – Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas) and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-Mississippi) introduced legislation this week to protect women by controlling the distribution of chemical abortion drugs, which have high complication rates for incomplete patients. abortions, infections, severe bleeding and death. The […]

Michigan Republicans set to bypass Whitmer and ban abortion procedure

LANSING — Michigan’s Republican-led legislature is likely to criminalize the most common form of second-trimester abortion early next year if initiated legislation reaches the Capitol. It would bypass Democratic Governor Gretchen Whitmer, who has promised a veto but would trigger a legal battle. Speaker of the House Lee Chatfield and Senate Majority Leader Mike Shirkey […]

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 […]

Ohio Bill would require doctors to talk about controversial reverse abortion procedure

A Senate committee in Ohio is set to hear from opponents of a bill that would provide so-called “reverse abortions”. Chemical abortions require taking two pills 72 hours apart. Barry Sheets of the Right to Life Action Coalition of Ohio says abortions can be reversed before taking the second pill, especially when progesterone is prescribed […]

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 […]

Citing widespread misuse, government bans open retail of abortion drugs

New Delhi: It will no longer be easy to buy the popular abortion pills Mifepristone and Misoprostol at your local pharmacy, as the government has decided to ban the retail sale of these drugs. Citing widespread misuse as specified in the Medical Termination of Pregnancy Act 2002 and MTP Rules 2003″. However, at its recent […]

Doctor sues US government for seizing abortion drugs she sent to patients | The Independent

A Dutch doctor who has dedicated her career to helping women terminate their pregnancies safely in countries where abortion is illegal or difficult to access has sued the US government for allegedly preventing her US patients from getting abortions entering their prescriptions. Doctor Rebecca Gompertswhich prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world, filed a […]

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 […]

Austrian doctor sues US for seizing patients’ abortion drugs, takes case to Idaho court

BOISE — An Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly preventing his American patients from having abortions by seizing their prescriptions. Dr. Rebecca Gomperts filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in Idaho on Monday, asking a judge to stop the Food and Drug […]

Austrian doctor sues US for seizing patients’ abortion drugs

Austrian doctor who prescribes abortion drugs to patients around the world is suing the United States for allegedly preventing his American patients from having abortions by seizing their prescriptions Through REBECCA BOONE Associated Press September 10, 2019, 05:22 • 4 minute read Share on FacebookShare on TwitterEmail this article BOISE, Idaho — An Austrian doctor […]

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 […]

General practitioners soon able to prescribe ACT abortifacient drugs

News New legislation will allow women to access medication for medical abortion through specially trained GPs from July 1. From July 1, specially trained general practitioners within the ACT will be able to prescribe medical abortifacients. “Passing legislation last year to expand access to medical abortion was a historic moment for women in Canberran,” said […]

Telemedicine makes it possible to safely obtain abortion medication by mail

All restricting access to abortion pulls metaphorical walls closer together. On who can dispense drugs, on what clinical tests are required first, on the duration of pregnancy, the rules are all designed to delay, deter and delegitimize. It’s a Death Star trash compactor. The box around abortion is getting smaller and smaller. It’s policy development; […]

Abortion drugs freely sold online, pharmaceutical body says | India News

NAGPUR: The Maharashtra Registered Pharmacists Association (MRPA) has claimed that many online shopping portals are openly selling drugs scheduled for termination of pregnancy without prescription. To prove it, MRPA members across the state ordered the pregnancy termination drugs from a famous shopping website. Members from Mumbai and Pune received their orders in the last three […]

Abortive drugs sold online against periods: Pharmacists | Nagpur News

NAGPUR: The Maharashtra Registered Pharmacists Association (MRPA) has claimed that many online shopping portals are openly selling scheduled drugs used for termination of pregnancy without prescription. To prove it, MRPA members across the state ordered the pregnancy termination kits from a famous shopping website. Members from Mumbai and Pune received their orders in the last […]

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 […]

Women shouldn’t have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they are human | Arwa Mahdawi

Sign up for Patriarchy Week, a newsletter on feminism and sexism sent out every Saturday. #YouKnowMe: powerful but also deeply depressing It’s been another terrible week for reproductive rights in America: Alabama banned abortion and Missouri passed a bill banning abortion after eight weeks. Emboldened by Trump, the right has escalated its war on abortion, […]

Women Share Abortion Stories Rebuke Alabama ‘Ban’ | American News

Women are sharing their abortion stories on social media in response to the state of Alabama’s vote to impose a near-total ban on the procedure. Celebrities join the #youknowme online campaign, which aims to protect women’s right to access abortion, educate about the dangers of clandestine abortions and criticize the act of men who legislate […]

Men are now sharing abortion stories. Is it useful?

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