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Who saw Webcam Abortions coming to urban areas? We did.

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research When folks from the giant Planned Parenthood of the Heartland affiliate pioneered webcam abortions using RU-486 and misoprostol in July of 2008, a common rationalization from

Maine Chain Adds Seventeen Abortion Clinics with Webcams

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Overnight, the state of Maine has gone from having three abortion clinics, all in the state’s major metropolitan areas, to having twenty abortion clinics scattered throughout

Kansas Senate tweaks language of 2011 webcam ban

Kansas State Senator Jacob LaTurner (R-Pittsburg)

By Kathy Ostrowski, Legislative Director, Kansans for Life This afternoon, the Kansas Senate passed a “technical clarification” that aims to ensure that abortionists be physically present when a woman receives chemical abortifacients. So-called “webcam abortions” are premised

Idaho Gov. signs bill to curb web-cam abortions

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. This appeared in the April online edition of National Right to Life News. As can all the stories in this 40-page issue, it can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsApril2015.pdf. Please pass these stories

NRLC Director of Education submits new testimony telling Idaho legislative committee danger of chemical abortions may be grossly underestimated

By Dave Andrusko Yesterday NRL News Today brought you the encouraging news that the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee had passed the Physician Physical Presence Women Protection Act of 2015 on a vote of 7-2 and that

Idaho Senate committee votes 7-2 to curb web-cam abortions, bill on its way to the full Senate

House has already passed bill By Dave Andrusko A bill to require Idaho abortionists to perform in-person exams when they use chemical abortifacients has now passed both the full state House and a Senate committee. Earlier this

NPR completely overlooks dangers of chemical abortions, uncritically rehashes pro-abortion criticisms of laws regulating webcam abortions

By Dave Andrusko Two days ago we posted a story—“NPR says a few kind words about CPCs before lowering the hammer”—based on a report by NPR’s Jennifer Ludden. To her credit, before Ludden eviscerated crisis pregnancy centers,

Lawyers spar over webcam abortion regulations before Iowa Supreme Court

By Dave Andrusko The seven-member Iowa Supreme Court today took up a lawsuit filed by a mammoth Planned Parenthood affiliate that challenged a rule issued by the Iowa Board of Medicine that prior to dispensing abortion pills,

Webcam abortions, Do-It-Yourself Abortions, and the “Dawn of the Post-Clinic Abortion”

  By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research So how are a boat anchored in international waters off Dublin, Ireland, border town flea markets in Texas, a businessman in India, and a storefront

Pro-abortion Democrats in the Iowa Senate rebuff call for vote on web-cam abortions

  By Dave Andrusko While their chances were slim and none, nine Iowa Republican state Senators nonetheless held a press conference today to ask their pro-abortion Democratic colleagues who control the chamber to permit a vote on

Louisiana poised to become thirteenth state to rein in Webcam abortions

By Dave Andrusko As soon as pro-life Gov. Bobby Jindal affixes his signature, Louisiana will become the thirteenth state to rein in so-called web-cam abortions. Last Thursday the Senate passed the measure 36-2. The House had done

Alabama Governor signs bill regulating “WebCam” abortions

By Dave Andrusko Alabama Gov. Robert Bentley today signed the multi-pronged Women’s Health and Safety Act which includes provisions to regulate so-called “webcam” abortions, require abortionists to have admitting privileges at a local hospital, and require abortion