Having won approval, Canadian pro-abortionists complaint about “strict” RU-486 protocol

By Dave Andrusko Elsewhere today, NRL News Today offers two posts (here and here) with more about the abortifacient RU-486. Both remind us that this two drug abortion technique had already been associated with the deaths of 14 women just in the United States when last we had an update from the FDA–and that was …

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Cardinal Dolan Calls New FDA Abortion Drug Guidelines ‘Irresponsible,’ Offers Assistance to Pregnant Women

WASHINGTON–Cardinal Timothy Dolan, archbishop of New York and chair of the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ Committee on Pro-Life Activities responded to new guidelines issued by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the abortion drug, RU-486. “The FDA has irresponsibly loosened its guidelines for the dangerous abortion drug RU-486 expanding its use an additional …

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Unanswered questions in light of FDA changing its RU-486 protocol

By Dave Andrusko There was so much coverage yesterday of Donald Trump’s comment about “punishing” women who have aborted (a position he later reversed) that perhaps not enough attention was paid to the gift the FDA gave to the Abortion Industry in general, Planned Parenthood in particular. Both Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director …

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FDA greases the skids for greater use of chemical abortions

By Dave Andrusko Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research, knows as much as anyone in the pro-life community about the two-drug abortion technique, RU-486. That’s why before you read these remarks, please read his story responding the Food and Drug Administration’s decision today to relax safety standards and modified the …

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Fox 46 interviews mother whose chemical abortion was reversed

Baby now five months old By Dave Andrusko Mega-kudos to Fox 46 WJZY in Charlotte, North Carolina for its terrific story about Dr. Matthew Harrison and a 5-month-old baby boy named Walker who was saved by a new technique that may, if started promptly enough, be able to reverse the effect of RU-486. To understand …

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In Australia women now need not even meet abortionists or pharmacists before obtaining chemical abortifacients

By Dave Andrusko It is unfortunately not surprising that pro-abortionists in Australia are aggressively touting the market for their new ‘service’–chemical abortions without a woman ever meeting an abortionist or pharmacist face-to-face. And, according to an enthusiastic Amy Corderoy, health editor for the Sydney Morning Herald, demand for the new service from the Tabbot Foundation …

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On the 15th anniversary: Incredible pain and RU-486 abortions, an underreported story

By Dave Andrusko Over the course of more than 20 years, no one has written more intelligently or in greater depth about the two-drug RU-486 abortion technique than Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, NRLC’s Director of Education. Yesterday he posted on the upcoming 15th anniversary of the day the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) announced official …

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Oklahoma Judge strikes down law regulating administration of RU-486

By Dave Andrusko This morning District Judge Patricia Parrish struck down Oklahoma’s HB2684 which requires the FDA protocol to be used when abortionists dispense RU-486. The most important FDA requirements were that the abortifacient not be used past the seventh week (a limitation which PPFA and other abortion providers freely concede they ignore); that abortionists …

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Health Canada approves distribution of RU-486

By Dave Andrusko Even though you could see the outcome coming at least a year out, it’s disappointing nonetheless that last week the Canada government’s Health Canada approved the use of RU-486. “RU-486,” which is actually a combination of two drugs, will be marketed under the name Mifegymiso. It is expected to be in distribution …

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The Abortion Pill Known as “RU-486”: By any other name… Just as deadly

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Elsewhere on NRL News Today, we report on the decision of Health Canada to allow the distribution of the two-drug chemical abortion technique, RU-486. It will be called Mifegymiso in Canada. Dr. O’Bannon wrote the following very important story last September. In …

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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, she did offer a true-to-life story where a young woman was treated with great kindness, delivered her baby, …

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Pro-Life Doctor Succeeds in Reversing Abortion Pill

By Andrew Bair Advancements in science and medical technology have proven to be great gifts to the pro-life movement time and time again. Doctors are able to routinely deliver premature babies at earlier and earlier stages of development. Innovations in sonogram imaging have provided a window to the womb enabling expectant mothers to see their …

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