As U.S. FDA loosens abortion pill regulations, India warns of self-managed abortion dangers

By Nancy Flanders  Abortion is legal in India, and so is the use of the abortion pill. Though women are technically required to see a doctor first to receive a prescription for the deadly drug regimen, many women are going straight to pharmacists to get the abortion pill, and they are paying a heavy price both financially …

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Pro-choice author admits women are “surprised” by feelings of loss after abortion

By Sarah Terzo According to pro-choice author Miriam Claire, who wrote an entire book defending abortion: “Some women are surprised by the depth of their feelings of loss after an abortion, and they assume responsibility for this grief through a sense of guilt, because their choice to have an abortion brought about the loss.” Miriam …

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Abortion complications are disturbingly common, studies show

By Sarah Terzo In her memoir, former abortionist Dr. Patti Giebink wrote about abortion complications. She describes how an abortion affects the woman’s reproductive organs, which reveals how easy it could truly be to injure a woman: The first pass with the suction cannula ideally gathers all of the tissue – most, if not all. A …

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The emotional turmoil following an abortion

By Sarah Terzo “I am an atheist and a rationalist…Abortion is a traumatic life event; that is, it involves loss, it involves grief, it involves difficulties. And the trauma may, in fact, predispose people to having mental illness.” Prof. David M. Fergusson, Christchurch Health and Development Study, commenting on research he directed, interviewed on Australian …

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Post-abortion woman laments she destroyed her only chance of being a mother

By Sarah Terzo A woman who had an abortion wrote: “I was only 18 at the time and at that time I had no idea that would be my only opportunity to have a child. I did have a few minor gynecological problems and I am not sure if they are directly related to my …

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Irish media will not report on this tragic case of a British woman who died after a delayed diagnosis of sepsis during miscarriage

Would undermine narrative that helped repeal pro-life 8th Amendment By Life Institute Last week, the British media reported on the tragic case of Mrs. Reeta Saidha who died after a delayed diagnosis of sepsis during miscarriage. An inquest into her death at Basildon Hospital heard that Mrs. Saidha was 15 weeks pregnant when her waters …

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Woman bled to death after British abortion clinic sent her home “vomiting and swaying”

“How ironic that Aisha died at the hands of the first abortion centre where pro-lifers are no longer allowed to offer life-saving help.” By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children A woman who died following a late-stage abortion procedure was discharged from the clinic despite vomiting and swaying so much she looked “drunk,” …

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Abortion’s Negative Impact on Women’s Health— Effects on Women and Subsequent Children: Part Three

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Last week, we began a series on abortion’s negative health consequences bases on a report by bioethicist Dr. Gregory Pike for the British pro-life group, the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children (SPUC). The report itself appears here. Part One looked at evidence that …

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Pro-abortionists resolute that abortion is trouble-free and devoid of complications

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family and I will be on vacation through August 25. 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 over the last ten months. Why do pro-abortionists come …

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Meta-analysis Confirms Abortion’s Connection to Subsequent Preterm Deliveries

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research This analysis appears in the current digital edition of National Right to Life News. Along with all other columns, news stories, and commentaries, Dr. O’Bannon’s story can be read at www.nrlc.org/uploads/NRLNews/NRLNewsMay2016.pdf. Please forward this story and the link to the entire issue to your …

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“Hush” documentary seeks to unseal lips so that an honest conversation can be held about abortion and breast cancer connection

By Dave Andrusko It’ll be a while before I have a chance to see it, but “Hush” is already beginning to create some buzz about the much under-publicized, unfairly ridiculed conclusion that having an induced abortion not only increases a woman’s risk for having breast cancer but also has other negative aftermath. The feature documentary …

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Trial of three medics charged in abortion death of Irish woman to begin March 7

By Dave Andrusko After a brief hearing last Friday, Judge Rebecca Poulet of the Central Criminal Court in London determined that the trial of three medics accused of manslaughter by gross negligence in the death of an Irish woman will begin March 7, 2016. Aisha Chithira died hours after having an abortion at a Marie …

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