Study reveals safety concerns among abortionists over chemically-induced self-abortion

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. My family and I will be on our vacation through August 27. I will occasionally add new items but for the most part we will repost “the best of the best” — the stories our readers have told us they especially liked. When …

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Problems the Abortion Industry Doesn’t Want to Talk About

When Abortion Pills Don’t Work By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Abortion pills, even when taken as instructed, don’t always work. The baby is not always killed and the woman’s body flushed out. It’s something that the abortion industry admits in the fine print, but certainly doesn’t like to advertise. …

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Safety concerns ignored as study continues push of web-cam chemical abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Dr. O’Bannon is NRLC’s expert on a host of topics, including what are now called “medication” or “medical” abortions, which refers to the two-drug chemical abortion “technique.” As such Randy is on top of all the phony-baloney “studies” cranked out by the …

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Ouster of Leanna Wen Shows Planned Parenthood’s All-Consuming Commitment to Abortion Over “Healthcare”

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Planned Parenthood has long sought to pretend that abortion is just another form of reproductive “health care,” one of many such services that the $1.6 billion non-profit offers. Why, they tell the public, PPFA offers contraceptives, “cancer screenings,” treatment for sexually transmitted diseases. Abortion …

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Study Continues Push of Web-Cam Chemical Abortions, Safety Concerns Ignored

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., Director of Education & Research As I hope all the posts we’ve written for you make clear, the abortion industry/abortion advocates mean not only to keep abortion legal but expand its availability by replacing doctors and clinics with webcams and chemical abortifacients. In that light, consider “Safety of Medical Abortion …

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Noted abortion researcher admits pro-life laws stop abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research For years, whenever pro-life legislation was discussed or passed, advocates of abortion told us it was a waste of time. They said that women would get abortions anyway, crossing state lines or taking matters into their own hands. Now a prominent abortion researcher and …

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Data Contradicts Safety Claims made for Chemical Abortion delivered by Webcam and by Mail

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Results from a trial in which chemical abortifacients were made available via webcam and delivered by mail have been published with the authors predictably claiming that the method is “safe, efficient, and satisfactory.” But a closer look at the study numbers reveals evidence of …

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Why the number of Emergency Room visits are a very misleading measure of the safety of chemical abortions

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research With chemical abortions [“medication” abortions, in pro-abortion parlance] continually on the rise, you would expect that pro-abortion advocacy groups would go out of their way to assure the public that these abortions are very safe. And you would be correct. To take just one …

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Washington Post Fact Checker Flags Planned Parenthood for Inflated Abortion Numbers

PPFA President Wen Earns Four Pinocchios for Claim of Thousands of Abortions a Year Pre-Roe and 5,000 deaths By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. An uncorrected version of this story first ran yesterday. My apologies. If it seems like only a couple of weeks ago we were talking …

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Washington Post Fact Checker Calls Out Congressman, New AMA Head Over Reliance on Erroneous Texas Abortion Data

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Perhaps no state is as big a source of frustration to the advocates of abortion as Texas. Second only to California in population, it was for years home to some of the nation’s busiest abortion clinics, performing some 100,000 abortions a year in the …

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Planned Parenthood Tries to Reshape Its Image… Again

But Abortion Still Central to America’s Largest Abortion Chain By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D, NRL Director of Education & Research NRLC provides a bumper sticker that reads, “When you think Planned Parenthood, think abortion.” Well, it must be working. Apparently, whatever people are thinking when they think of Planned Parenthood, it isn’t what Planned Parenthood …

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More Abortion, Less Health Care at Planned Parenthood

2nd most number of abortions ever performed By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Planned Parenthood has gone through some big changes this past year, but its latest annual report reaffirms that its commitment to abortion is as strong as ever. Powerful, politically connected Planned Parenthood President Cecile Richards has stepped …

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