Tag Archives: RU 486

Abortion drug will be free in Ontario beginning next week

RU-486 is sold under the name Mifegymiso in Canada

By Lianne Laurence TORONTO, August 3, 2017 — The Ontario Liberals announced today that the province will provide the abortion pill for free as of August 10. The Liberals promised in their May budget they would pay

Quebec to provide free RU-486 by the end of the fall

By Dave Andrusko If there is (and there is) a seamless garment of death, one of the principal knitters is Gaetan Barrette, Quebec’s Health Minister. NRL News Today readers probably recall his role in actively promoting assisted

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

Utah becomes third state to enact law requiring abortionists to inform women that chemical abortions can be halted

By Dave Andrusko Over the weekend Utah Gov. Gary Herbert signed a bill that requires abortionists to inform women who are undergoing a chemical abortion that their abortion may be halted if they do not take the

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

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

Utah House passes measure requiring abortionists to be present when prescribing abortifacients

Utah State Rep. Ken Ivory

By Dave Andrusko On Tuesday the Utah House of Representatives voted to approve HB 154, a bill which (as the Associated Press explained) “mainly promotes the use of telemedicine, a growing practice in which doctors use images

Man who attempted to slip girlfriend abortifacient apprehended nine years later

Manishkumar M. Patel

By Dave Andrusko It was one of the very early cases of a boyfriend slipping his pregnant girlfriend an abortifacient, only this time, fortunately, Darshana Patel was suspicious and did not drink the smoothie that was laced

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

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

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

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