Telemedicine Abortion Fails Women and Their Unborn Children: Even a 5% “Failure” Rate Means Likely 17,000+ Women Dealing with Failed, Incomplete Abortion, Possibility of Surgical Intervention

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research The constant refrain of abortion advocates is that mifepristone (the first of the two-drug chemical regimen) ought to be available by telemedicine and mail because it has been shown to be “safe and effective,” poses no real harm to women and allows them the …

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Study Claims, But Fails to Show “Self-Managed” Chemical Abortions “Highly Effective and Safe”

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Another day, yet another study from abortion advocates claiming that Do-It-Yourself (DIY) or “self-managed” chemical abortions are safe and effective.  This latest one is a study of about a thousand pregnant women in Argentina and Nigeria – where abortion was illegal at the time …

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Regulations needed to stop dangerous telemedical “medication” abortions — Part V

Safety, efficacy claims for telemedical, mail-order mifepristone abortions are based on dubious studies By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. The issues raised here in this series are part of a larger more detailed defense and analysis of the FDA’s regulations on mifepristone offered in National Right to Life’s …

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Regulations needed to stop dangerous telemedical “medication” abortions — Part IV

Telemedical, Mail-Order Abortions Lack Critical Safeguards By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Years of experience have demonstrated that the chemical abortion process inherently comes with failures, risks, and dangers to women. This is why the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), since the pill was first approved, has limited its …

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Regulations needed to stop dangerous telemedical “medication” abortions — Part III

The FDA’s REMS regulations were put in place to address real safety issues with chemical abortions By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. The issues raised here in this series are part of a larger more detailed defense and analysis of the FDA’s regulations on mifepristone offered in National …

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Regulations needed to stop dangerous telemedical “medication” abortions — Part II

Chemical abortions are difficult and dangerous By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. The issues raised here in this series are part of a larger more detailed defense and analysis of the FDA’s regulations on mifepristone offered in National Right to Life’s “Special Report” found at nrlc.org/uploads/reports/RUREMSDefenseReport.pdf. Yesterday we …

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Regulations needed to stop dangerous telemedical “medication” abortions — Part I

Chemical abortions are difficult and dangerous By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. The issues raised here in this series are part of a larger more detailed defense and analysis of the FDA’s regulations on mifepristone offered in National Right to Life’s “Special Report” found at www.nrlc.org/uploads/reports/RUREMSDefenseReport.pdf . Holly Patterson …

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Why Telemedical Abortion is Different than Ordinary Telemedicine and Poses Real Dangers to Women

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Never let it be said that pro-abortionists ever miss a chance to expand abortion, regardless of the danger is poses to women. A recent, and very unsettling example, is telemedicine. Though it existed before COVID, telemedicine has become increasingly common with the pandemic. Doctors …

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Stocking Abortion Pills Preemptively in Your Medicine Cabinet

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Just when you thought they’d gone as far down as they could go, abortion advocates reach a new low.  We thought desperate pregnant women ordering abortion pills over the internet and having them delivered by overnight mail was a serious medical risk for those …

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The glory of our humanity begins with a single cell

That’s you and me at our first moment of existence. By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research When the cell was first discovered (and named) by Robert Hooke in 1665, it was hailed as a major discovery. However it was initially thought to be just a cell wall containing a mass of …

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Women Must Not be Misled by Orchestrated Campaign Declaring Abortion Pills “Safe”

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D, NRLC Director of Education & Research Any lay person looking at recent headlines could be forgiven if they thought that new objective scientific studies had recently determined that chemical abortions, even with drugs obtained by telemedicine rather than distributed in person, are absolutely safe and effective. However, those who know …

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Back to School and Already Facing a Writing Assignment?

Use materials from the National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund to write a good pro-Life research paper By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. and Joseph Landrum Editor’s note. You’ll find this back-to-school advice for  students who are preparing those first assignments of the term invaluable, whether you are yourself in that situation or are a …

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