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House Democrats push HHS secretary to make abortion drugs cheaper and easier to access

House Democrats are pushing Health and Human Services Secretary Xavier Becerra to increase access to abortion-inducing drugs. On Tuesday, 12 Democratic congressmen from the House Oversight and Reform Committee sent a letter to the Secretary of HHS asking him to push the new Task Force on Access to Reproductive Health Care to act on this […]

Tennessee abortion law would ban abortion pills in college, by mail

Tennessee lawmakers on Tuesday introduced a bill to ban the distribution of abortion drugs through the mail and on college campuses, the latest in a series of similar laws across the United States prompted by federal approval of the delivery and telehealth distribution of pills. The legislation, which was passed by the Senate Judiciary Committee, […]

South Dakota Governor and Fellow Republicans Target Abortion Pills

PETER, SD — Governor Kristi Noem’s proposal to make South Dakota one of the toughest places in the country to get abortion pills won support from Republicans in the State House on Tuesday, even though a federal judge blocked a similar rule to enter into force therein. Every Republican on the South Dakota House Health […]

Government urged to continue allowing women to take abortion pills at home

(Getty Images/iStockphoto) Women will be forced into illegal abortions if the government does not extend rules allowing abortion pills to be taken at home, doctors have warned. Healthcare providers at the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (RCOG) and the Faculty of Sexual and Reproductive Health Care (FSRH) are concerned about plans to scrap rules […]

McNeill signs bill to ban mail-order abortifacient drugs | Local News

The freshman senator from Brunswick has joined a coalition in Georgia’s upper house of the General Assembly to sponsor a bill to ban mail-order abortion drugs in the state of Peach. Republican Senator Sheila McNeill is one of 25 female senators to sign Senate Bill 351, dubbed the Women’s Health and Safety Act. In addition […]

Georgia bill would ban abortion pills in the mail, require exams – WSB-TV Channel 2

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia have introduced a bill banning the delivery of abortion pills through the mail. This would require anyone wishing to use abortion pills to consult a doctor beforehand and then come back for the pills. Lawmakers also want to require women to undergo physical exams, including ultrasounds, and then sign […]

Georgia bill would ban abortion pills in the mail, require exams | News

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia have introduced a bill banning the delivery of abortion pills through the mail. This would require anyone wishing to use abortion pills to consult a doctor beforehand and then come back for the pills. Lawmakers also want to require women to undergo physical exams, including ultrasounds, and then sign […]

Georgia bill would ban abortion pills in the mail, require exams | national news

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans in Georgia have introduced a bill banning the delivery of abortion pills through the mail. This would require anyone wishing to use abortion pills to consult a doctor beforehand and then come back for the pills. Lawmakers also want to require women to undergo physical exams, including ultrasounds, and then sign […]

Georgia bill would ban delivery of abortion pills on any school campus, by mail

A new bill proposed by Republican lawmakers in Georgia on Tuesday would make it harder for women to access abortion pills by banning the delivery of drugs to homes and banning colleges from dispensing the pills. Republican Senator Bruce Thompson has introduced new legislation challenging the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to allow […]

Abortion Drugs Market 2022, Size, Share, Outlook and Opportunity Analysis, by 2028

Abortion is the termination of gestation, which can be performed using medication or an operation to eradicate the egg or nucleus with amnion from the uterus. In addition, abortion pills and cytotec are feticidal drugs that are a protective and effective method of interrupting pregnancy. In addition, the estrogen organ helps in the general development […]

Abortion pills arrive in Japan. The doctors back down.

Japan is set to legalize abortion pills, but leading doctors fear women are abusing them. Photo: Kyodo via AP Images For Aoyama, abortion was the only choice she thought she had, after her fiancé raped her and got her pregnant. As a victim of domestic violence, Aoyama knew she was not in the right mental […]

Governor Noem’s Attempt to Limit Abortion Pills Stalled in Legislative Committee | Local

STEPHEN GROVES Associated Press Governor Kristi Noem is proposing new rules for medical abortions that would be among the most restrictive in the nation, but a legislative committee on Monday withheld its approval until it could get more information on the proposal. The rule proposed by the state Department of Health would add additional requirements […]

FDA will allow abortion pills to be permanently available by mail

The Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it would permanently remove a key restriction on drugs used to terminate pregnancies, allowing so-called “abortion pills” to be available by mail and prescribed through telehealth medical consultations. The FDA had temporarily allowed the drug to be available in such methods after a federal judge ordered it due […]

Best for women? Biden’s FDA eliminates safeguards against dangerous abortive drugs

The Biden administration has permanently reversed a long-standing federal safety protocol requiring that abortion-safe chemical drugs be administered in person. The FDA’s REMS (Risk Evaluation Management Strategy) has been in place for the abortion pill since its release in 2000 and requires that abortion drugs be prescribed only by a certified healthcare provider and dispensed […]

Adamawa man in court after administering abortion drugs that killed his girlfriend

A photographer, Muhammed Zubairu, has been charged in court for allegedly killing his girlfriend, Sane Fidelis, after administering abortion drugs to her in Adamawa State.Zubairu, 21, reportedly impregnated Fidelis two months ago in Sabon Pegi village, Mayo-Belwa local government area. He was later accused of conspiring with an alleged fugitive to kill Fidelis as he […]

Law restricting access to abortion pills goes into effect this week

AUSTIN, Texas — A new Texas law that takes effect Dec. 2 will criminalize the prescription of abortion-inducing drugs for patients beyond seven weeks of pregnancy, reduced from the current 10-week limit. What do you want to know A new Texas law that will take effect on December 2 will criminalize the prescription of abortion-inducing […]

Pro-Life group pleads with lawmakers to stop Biden from facilitating abortion

A leading pro-life group is calling on lawmakers to stop President Joe Biden’s administration from stealthily easing Food and Drug Administration regulations on abortion pills. In a letter first obtained by The Daily Signal, Students for Life Action president Kristan Hawkins wrote that “an abortion crisis is building in America thanks to a sweeping policy […]

Pandemic and Texas law fuel interest in abortion drugs

TOPEKA, Kan. – The covid-19 pandemic and the near ban on abortion in Texas have increased interest in obtaining abortion drugs by mail, but the legality of doing so is questioned in several states. The case takes on new urgency with the Supreme Court set to hear arguments next month in Mississippi’s bid to erode […]

More people are turning to abortion pills by mail, with uncertain legality

TOPEKA, Kan. — Before her daughter was born, she spent weeks in bed. Another difficult pregnancy would be worse as she tried to care for her toddler. Faced with this possibility, the 28-year-old Texas woman did what a growing number of people considered: she had a friend in another state who sent her the pills […]

Serious Risks of Abortion Pills – Tony Mifsud

Last February, Malta weather reported: “A local service offering abortion and reproductive health counseling has received just over 200 requests for help in the first six months since its launch amid the pandemic. The family planning counseling service went live in August (2020) in response to what co-founder Dr Isabel Stabile said was “a massive […]

Abortion pills available in Texas amid ongoing legal battle

Texas Senate Bill 4 makes it a crime to send abortion pills to patients. Taking preventative measures, this Austin mother ordered three packs of abortion pills. PFLUGERVILLE, Texas — In the face of continued legislative efforts to ban abortions, women are now seeking abortion drugs on the Internet. Just days after Senate Bill 8, also […]

Abortion pills available by mail in WA, but access not fair

This might surprise some. With abortion insurance and Medicaid coverage and state-level protections to keep abortion legal if Roe v. Wade is overruled, Washington bucks national trends toward anti-abortion legislation. But even here, 59% of counties, where 10% of Washington’s women live, don’t have an abortion clinic, according to data from the Guttmacher Institute, a […]

Reviews | What if you had abortion pills in your medicine cabinet?

Access to mifepristone, one of the drugs taken for medical abortion, has been politically difficult since the drug was approved over 20 years ago. Mifepristone is regulated by what’s called a Risk Assessment and Mitigation Strategy, or REMS – a designation typically reserved for drugs that pose a high risk to patient safety. As such, […]

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 […]

South Dakota to ban delivery of abortion drugs from telemedicine and mail-order pharmacies

Republican South Dakota Governor Kristi Noem issued an executive order banning the delivery of abortion drugs through telemedicine and mail-order pharmacies. His executive order, signed Tuesday, directed the South Dakota Department of Health (DOH) to create new anti-abortion rules. The rules prohibit out-of-state telemedicine from prescribing abortion-inducing drugs. They also prohibit the delivery of these […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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 […]

Canberra doctors will soon be able to prescribe abortion drugs | Canberra time

news, political act GPs in Canberra will soon be able to prescribe drugs like the MS-2 Step, closing a loophole in the ACT law that required women to cross the border to access abortion pills. The laws – designed to make abortions cheaper and more accessible for women – originated in a private member’s bill […]

Reviews | The real science of abortion drugs

Since 2000, more than one million American women were able to terminate pregnancies safely using drugs instead of surgery. Over the years, doctors have found ways to make these types of abortions even safer and more convenient, but anti-choice politicians in many states have imposed restrictions that make the process more onerous and could even […]

Oklahoma Supreme Court Upholds State Abortion Drug Limitation Law

(Reuters) – Oklahoma’s Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld a law aimed at limiting the use of abortion drugs, overturning a lower court ruling that the measure was unconstitutional because it did not apply to people other medications. Tuesday’s ruling said the measure did not violate state constitutional provisions aimed at maintaining uniformity of laws across […]

Meet the woman sending abortion drugs to Poland by drone

(Photo by A drone like this will be used to transport abortion drugs in Poland. Photo: Women on Waves. ) Around noon on Saturday, a drone will land in Słubice, a small town on Poland’s western border. His cargo? Multiple doses of each of the drugs Mifepristone and Misoprostol, which taken together constitute an abortion. […]

Sale of abortion drugs popular among doctors | News from Kozhikode

KOZHIKODE: The district drug control department found that the majority of bulk purchases of abortion drugs were made by doctors. Of the total sales, 60% of the abortifacients are purchased by doctors, who practice in private practice, officials of the drug control department in the clearing district reveal that only 40% of these drugs were […]

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