By Dave Andrusko If you’ve followed the debate about the two-drug chemical abortion technique, you hear from proponents of “medication abortion” that it’s safe, safe, safe while opponents point to studies that show that the mifepristone/misoprostol is anything but safe. For example, Dr. Christina Francis is CEO of American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists …Continue reading "“How Painful is Medication Abortion?” Plenty!"
By Dave Andrusko After I read. “What is a medication abortion? 5 people share their experiences,” I wasn’t surprised that “abortion providers” (aka “reproductive health clinics”) congratulated Danielle Campoamor for her in-kind contribution to the cause. Reporting for “TODAY Parents”, she prefaces her five accounts with the assurance that studies have shown that chemical abortions—which now account for …Continue reading "A familiar and erroneous narrative that ignores established record of complications: medication abortions are not “safer than Tylenol”"
By Liberty Counsel ALEXANDRIA, VA – Last month, the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals placed restrictions on the distribution of the chemical abortion pill Mifepristone after determining that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) violated federal law, ignored science, and failed to put the health and safety of women first while placing and …Continue reading "Appeals Court Decision To Restrict Abortion Pill Reveals FDA Malfeasance"
WASHINGTON, D.C.— On Tuesday, September 12, National Right to Life released a white paper challenging the media coverage of the decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued by the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals in August. In its decision, the Fifth Circuit determined that when the FDA loosened regulations …Continue reading "National Right to Life Releases Its Latest White Paper: What the Media Missed in Its Coverage of the U.S. Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals Decision Regarding Mifepristone"
By Anna Reynolds In a recent profile in the New York Times, reporter Pam Belluck lays out the dark history of the chemical abortion pill. Meant as a glowing profile of Étienne-Émile Baulieu, known as the “Father of the Abortion Pill,” the article demonstrates the deception used to commercialize lethal pills that have, to date, killed millions of preborn …Continue reading "The “Father of the Abortion Pill” reveals it was always about death"
By Kentucky Right to Life On Wednesday, August 16, the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals ruled the FDA had overstepped its authority allowing the deadly drugs to be sent by mail. Kentucky Right to Life Executive Director, Addia Wuchner affirmed the Court’s finding, stating, “The three judge panel of the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals has …Continue reading "U.S. Court of Appeals Rules to Limit Access to the Abortion Pill Mifepristone"
By Monica Snyder, Executive Director, Secular Pro-Life Abortion activists have repeatedly claimed that abortion pills are safer than Tylenol. As far as I can tell, by that they mean that annually there are more ER visits related to Tylenol (acetaminophen toxicity) than to abortion pills. If more people each year are going to the ER because …Continue reading "No, abortion pills aren’t safer than Tylenol"
Mifepristone was created to starve unborn babies to death and poses significant risks to the mother’s health. While these dangers should have been reason enough not to put this drug out on the market, the FDA was unable to ignore them and originally attached stricter safety regulations to the drug’s use upon approval in 2000. …Continue reading "“Chemical abortion has a complication rate four times higher than surgical abortions”"
By Sam Dorman HuffPost published a glowing article about the abortion pill while sidestepping its dangers and downplaying the potential for hospitalization. Published earlier this month, the article came from former Feminist Majority Foundation employee Alanna Vagianos and detailed one woman’s self-managed abortion in Ohio. It repeatedly used language framing the pill as an act of …Continue reading "HuffPost promotes abortion pill with biased reporting that ignores risks"
By Dave Andrusko District Judge Robert S. Ballou, a federal judge in Virginia, has rejected a petition by abortion clinics in Kansas, Montana, and Virginia, asking the court for a preliminary injunction to block potentially more stringent FDA restrictions on access to mifepristone. Mifepristone is one of two drug that make up chemical abortions—“medication abortions.” According to …Continue reading "Judge rejects petition from abortion providers in three states who sought to block potentially more protective FDA restrictions on access to mifepristone"
By Dave Andrusko Just before I started writing this story, I forced myself to watch “Medication abortion battle could embolden right-wing war on science”. The gist of pro-abortion Alex Wagner’s interview with even more pro-abortion Michelle Goldberg is—as the headline makes clear—if you give anyone who does not subscribe to “science” an inch, they’ll take …Continue reading "Surprise, surprise pro-abortionists inform us the only “real science” is science which has no room for unborn babies"
By Dave Andrusko You don’t have to read far into Alice Gibbs’ review for Newsweek to know where she is coming from. In fact, under the category “Wellness & Fitness,” the tell-all headline for her story is “Mom Films At-Home Abortion to Destigmatize Termination: ‘Nothing to Hide.’” In her opening sentence, Gibbs gushes “One woman’s courageous decision to …Continue reading "“Take a trip with me on my first abortion at-home”"