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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 […]

Women share their secret abortion stories for the 1 of 3 campaign

Brittany Mostiller had just turned 23 when she found out she was pregnant again. She thought about suicide. The Chicago native was already a mother of three girls under the age of seven and barely getting by, working part-time as a grocery store cashier and living in a two-bedroom apartment with her sister and niece. […]

Georgia bill banning abortion pills in the mail advances

ATLANTA — Republicans in Georgia introduced a bill Wednesday that would ban the delivery of abortion pills through the mail and require women to be examined by a doctor in person before the pills are distributed. The state Senate Health and Human Services Committee voted 7-5 in favor of the legislation after an expedited hearing […]

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 […]

Detroit activists launch guerrilla campaign for mail-order abortion pills on anniversary of “Roe v. Wade » | Art Stories and Interviews | Detroit

Courtesy picture With Roe vs. Wade at risk, posters in Detroit for shareabortionpill.info, a mail-order abortion website. Across the city, more than 100 posters were plastered on the walls with a bold message: “ABORTION PILLS FOREVER” as well as a website address, “shareabortionpill.info”, where people can order abortion pills by mail. . The guerrilla information […]

How a Liberal Foundation Funded Abortion Pills in the Name of Population Control

(Free Washington Beacon) About a decade before his death in 1996, tech titan David Packard issued a controversial directive to his children. Skyrocketing birth rate, Hewlett-Packard co-founder wrote, could one day cause “total chaos for mankind”. As a result, Packard argued, his multibillion-dollar foundation must have one priority above all others: population control. Packard – […]

Abortion pills aren’t a magic bullet for everyone

Gomperts insisted that accessing help is also legal and that the organization provides instructions for people in abortion-unfriendly states and countries that do not allow medical abortion to be ordered through foreign pharmacies. But this carries a risk, even if it now seems small. “To date, no one has been prosecuted simply for ordering abortion […]

Media Asks For Abortion Stories, Receives Tons Of Pro-Life Responses

(daily thread) On Christmas Day, analytics and data site FiveThirtyEight posted a question on Twitter asking for abortion stories, and many of the responses they received were not pro-abortion. The website tweeted“Do you have an abortion story? We want to hear from you,” with a link to an article on the site. Do you have […]

Rights groups accuse tech giants of limiting the content of abortion pills

As anti-choice lawmakers step up attacks on reproductive freedom across the United States, new reports on Monday sounded the alarm about Big Tech companies limiting access to scientifically accurate content from advocacy organizations. abortion while allowing the spread of misinformation. “When there are efforts or blockages that are imposed by these companies, it impacts our […]

‘The right choice for me’: North Carolina residents share their abortion stories

LR featured photo: Myra Dancy Doyle, Natasha Smith, Abby Catoe and Autumn M. (courtesy photos) In Mississippi, people are eagerly waiting for the Supreme Court to rule on a case that could limit abortions to the first 15 weeks of pregnancy. In Texas, lawmakers have already imposed a six-week abortion ban. Now in North Carolina, […]

FDA ruling allows abortion drugs to be prescribed online and mailed

U.S. Food and Drug Administration Acting Commissioner’s decision to suspend enforcement of agency’s in-person prescription requirement for abortive drug puts women’s health and possibly lives at risk , pro-life leaders said. PERSPECTIVE HEIGHTS – The Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision to lift restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone – paving the way for women […]

Texas and other states crack down on abortion pills

Data: Guttmacher and Axios research; Map: Jacques Schrag/Axios As the U.S. Supreme Court signals the potential end of Roe v. Wade, abortion rights activists are advertising abortion pills as a potential option in places where clinics might have to close — but Texas and other red states are already cracking down on them. Driving the […]

Red states crack down on abortion pills

As the U.S. Supreme Court signals the potential end of Roe v. Wade, abortion rights activists are advertising abortion pills as a potential option in places where clinics might have to close — but several red states are already cracking down on the pills. The big picture: Nearly half of US states have banned or […]

Prescribing abortion pills online or mailing them to Texas can now land you in jail – Houston Public Media

Caroline McDonald, left, a student at Georgetown University, Lauren Morrissey, with Catholics for Choice, and Pamela Huber, of Washington, join an abortion rights rally outside the Supreme Court on Monday, November 1 2021, as arguments are set to begin over abortion in court, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Texas already has the most restrictive abortion […]

Prescribing Abortion Drugs Via Telemedicine Could Now Land You In Texas Jail: Gunshots

Protesters rally against laws restricting abortion access at the Texas State Capitol on October 2, 2021 in Austin, Texas. The Women’s March and other groups have held marches across the country to protest a new abortion law in Texas. Montinique Monroe/Getty Images hide caption toggle caption Montinique Monroe/Getty Images Protesters rally against laws restricting abortion […]

Bleeding hemorrhage: how widespread use of abortion pills is becoming a health hazard in Kashmir

Srinagar: Panic gripped Rehana (name changed) when she conceived for the third time. The over 40-year-old took an abortion pill and landed in hospital with abnormal vaginal bleeding. “She came to us with the complaint of extended periods. We asked her to take a Gravindex test, which is an agglutination inhibition test performed on a […]

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 […]

There’s power in sharing abortion stories, say advocates

As the Supreme Court prepares to potentially hear several cases involving abortion, attorneys are relying on the personal anecdotes of people who have undergone the procedure. In the southern states where these battles are fought, especially, that means relying on low-income women and women of color to share their stories. Supreme Court justices weighed on […]

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, […]

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 […]

Members of Congress share their own abortion stories at the hearing

On Thursday, three Democratic members of Congress offered deeply personal testimony about their own abortions as a congressional committee considered how to respond to conservative states that pass laws limiting abortion access. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri said she was raped during a youth trip to church. Representative Barbara Lee of California said she had […]

These Congresswomen Shared Abortion Stories That Shouldn’t Need To Be Told

The House Oversight and Reform Committee held a hearing Thursday on abortion rights in response to the wave of anti-abortion laws instituted across the country. Three Democratic women — Representatives Cori Bush of Missouri, Pramila Jayapal of Washington and Barbara Lee of California — all shared their personal stories of having had abortions. In a […]

Members of Congress Share Their Own Abortion Stories at Hearing | Missouri News

By JIM SALTER, Associated Press On Thursday, three Democratic members of Congress offered deeply personal testimony about their own abortions as a congressional committee considered how to respond to conservative states that pass laws limiting abortion access. Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri said she was raped during a youth trip to church. Representative Barbara Lee […]

Lawmakers share their abortion stories ahead of Congressional hearing

Democratic Representatives Cori Bush (Mo.), Pramila Jayapal (Wash.) and Barbara Lee (California) shared their abortion stories on Wednesday, a day before a Congressional hearing on procedural access, which is more more threatened. In one interview with NBC News this Airing Wednesday night on MSNBC’s “The ReidOut with Joy Reid,” Jayapal opened up about getting pregnant […]

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 […]

Provider Eyeing Trend MD Offers Abortion Drugs Via Mail / Public News Service

SILVER SPRING, Md. – Like the Biden administration challenges a Texas law restrict abortion after six weeks of pregnancy, Planned Parenthood for residents of Maryland, Virginia and DC is start a program focused on patients accessing home care. Dr. Serina Floyd, medical director of Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington, said the near total ban on […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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; […]

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?

Justice Breyer’s spectacularly calculated exit from the Supreme Court has a clear lesson Biden’s very short SCOTUS list has a very obvious leader What Conservatives Really Mean When They Say Biden’s Potential SCOTUS Nominees Are ‘Unqualified’ Florida’s ‘Don’t Say Gay’ bill is next step in right-wing school panic Following this month’s wave of abortion bans […]

FDA Warns Abortion Advocates to Stop Pushing Illegal Abortion Drugs

(Pixabay) The pro-choice advocacy group Aid Access distributes abortion-inducing drugs from abroad to women without mitigating the many risks of medical abortion. A Aid Access, a radical abortion advocacy group, has taken the practice of telemedicine to a new level, prescribing the medical abortion drug RU-486 via an internet connection to a foreign doctor, who […]

Website Offering Abortion Drugs By Mail Benefits Hundreds Of Women In US | Abortion

About 600 women in the United States have obtained abortion pills through Access to aid, a website that was quietly launched six months ago, aimed at helping women who cannot easily access abortions. The founder of both sites, Dutch doctor Rebecca Gomperts, said Aid Access was created in response to an increase in the number […]

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 […]

How Women’s Abortion Stories Break the Stigma Around the Procedure

Daniela Diaz has never felt shame or guilt about having an abortion; she knew it was not the right time for her to be a mother. But Diaz has never seen women like her — she’s a Latina from Venezuela — talk about their abortions. “It’s something we don’t talk about enough,” the Washington, DC […]

People shared their abortion stories at the 1 in 3 campaign’s Speak Out event

There are many debates surrounding abortion. And with more and more states passing laws that make abortion harder and harder to obtain, it seems this debate has intensified on both sides. From pro-life rallies to pro-choice protests, abortion looms large in the public space. But at its core, abortion is a personal matter. It’s a […]

Women share abortion stories on Capitol Hill ahead of health care vote

Dozens of women planned to speak about their abortion experiences on the steps of the United States Capitol on Tuesday as the Republican threat to defund Planned Parenthood looms. This abortion storytelling is designed to “break the stigma around abortion care,” according to the 1 in 3 Campaign, which is part of Advocates for Youth, […]

Rebecca Gomperts: Meet the woman who travels the world delivering abortion drugs by drone | The Independent

Each year, 47,000 women worldwide die from unsafe abortion. To put this into context, every nine minutes a woman dies from an abortion which is not without danger. While abortion is perhaps one of the safest medical procedures in the world in countries where it is legal, it is extremely risky in countries where it […]

Canberra women traveling to Queanbeyan to access medical abortion medication by post

The Tabbot Foundation assesses women over the phone and arranges for an ultrasound before sending abortive drugs, painkillers and antibiotics to the woman, offering on-call and aftercare, for $250. In the ACT, the only licensed clinic for medical and surgical abortions is Dr. Marie in Civic. The clinic did not respond to inquiries about the […]

Women reflect on their abortions with mixed emotions in this exclusive ‘Abortion: Stories told by women’ clip

Too often, legislative decisions surrounding access to abortion are made by men, that is, people whose bodies are not affected by the laws in question. Documentary filmmaker Tracy Droz Tragos (like many others) directed correct how problematic it was, so she decided to make a movie out of it. With Abortion: Stories told by womenTragos […]

Vox Sentences: Two abortion stories – one that matters and one that involves Trump

Women seeking abortions are getting good news from the FDA and bad (? Who knows?) from Donald Trump. Vox Sentences is written by Dylan Matthews and Dara Lind. TOP NEWS FDA expands access to abortion Phil Walter/Getty Images The Food and Drug Administration is updating its labeling guidelines for the use of mifepristone, the most […]

Brazil seizes abortion drugs sent to women living in fear of Zika

Reporting by SAO PAULO, Brazil — Messages from pregnant women in Brazil resonate with despair. “I think I’m doing the worst,” wrote one woman when her order for abortion medication didn’t arrive. “I really need help. I can’t eat anymore and I cry all the time. The messages were sent to an international advocacy group […]

Protest drone will fly abortion drugs across Polish border

From the near-mythical taco-copter that never existed to Amazon’s Prime Air drone delivery system, the idea of ​​transporting goods to people by stealing a robot remains compelling, despite few practical applications. For every serious attempt, there are also plenty of gimmick drones, which use the technology more as a means of grabbing headlines than anything […]

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. […]

Sharing abortion stories at Speakout aims to reduce shame and stigma

“For too long…stigma and shame have been used to silence people who have had abortions,” said Julia Reticker-Flynn, associate director of youth organizing and mobilization at Advocates for Youth. “One of the reasons for the silence around abortion is that people are afraid of being judged.” The story continues under the ad No kidding. I […]

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