Category Archives: RU486

Pro-abortion drumbeat continues against women who want to halt their chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko Maybe just asking the question is enough to answer it. Why are pro-abortionists so determined to discard, disqualify, and dismiss the evidence that a chemical abortion can be halted, provided the woman does not take the second

Why abortion reversal can and does work

Dr. Christina Francis

By Dave Andrusko Late yesterday we reported on a vote in the Indiana House in favor of HB 1128, a bill that offers women information about how a chemical abortion they have begun may be reversed.  The vote was close,

Abortion Pill Reversal Information Bill Passes Indiana House

Passed Indiana House by a vote of 53-41 INDIANAPOLIS – On Monday House Bill (HB) 1128 passed the Indiana House of Representatives by a vote of 53-41. Authored by Rep. Ron Bacon, HB 1128 notifies Hoosier women that a chemical

Activist Abortion Academics Want RU-486 Sold at Your Local Pharmacy

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research A little less than a year ago, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) eased restrictions on the use of the abortion pill RU-486 (miferpistone), reducing required dosages, extending

NEJM commentary urges ready access to RU-486 abortifacient

By Dave Andrusko Once upon a time, the FDA had a very strict medical protocol about how the two-drug RU-486 abortion technique could be employed. Requirements about dosage, number of visits, how late in pregnancy the drugs (Mifepristone and Misoprostol]

Number of chemical abortions growing in U.S., outpacing surgical abortions in many states

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This appeared in the November digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this, and all the other stories, op-eds, analyses, President’s column, and editorials

UNFPA Facilitates Access to Abortion Pills

Editor’s note. This appeared on the blog of the Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues. A recently released official review of UNFPA–Evaluation of the UNFPA Support to Family Planning 2008-2013–reveals UNFPA’s work to ensure that the drug Misoprostol is in on

Canadian Activists want limits lifted on newly legal abortion drug

RU-486 is sold under the name Mifegymiso in Canada

By Teresa Mervar and James Schadenberg Editor’s note. This appeared in the pro-life Canadian publication, The Interim. The president of the company that is the Canadian importer of the abortion drug Mifegymiso (also known as RU-486), filed a supplementary application

India: Over the Counter Sale and Use of RU 486 Can Increase Maternal Deaths

By Parliamentary Network for Critical Issues Researchers in India continue to warn that over the counter sale (OTC) and use of RU 486–WHO’s “gold standard” for medication induced abortion, so-called ‘medical abortion’ –can lead to increased maternal mortality and morbidity.

The abortion pill as a form of penance?

By Sarah Terzo In an article in the Washington Post, author Hanna Rosin quotes abortion provider Kathy Rogers saying: [RU-486 is] not just a pill; it’s a process. And it’s not going to be fast or easy or simple. Rosin

Very helpful primer on “Abortion Pill Reversal”

By Dave Andrusko NRL News Today and NRL News has each carried stories about “abortion pill reversal.” The most recent was on Monday. Tip of the hat to Live Action News for posting on its Facebook page a link to

Texas Planned Parenthood says 4-fold increase in chemical abortions since FDA relaxed protocol

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. If you want to peruse stories all day long, go directly to and/or follow me on Twitter at Since pro-lifers have no insiders inside the Guttmacher Institute, we can only speculate why it