Tag Archives: RU 486

Court upholds Scottish Govt’s decision to allow women to take abortifacient at home

SPUC “extremely disappointed that our concerns have not been upheld” By Dave Andrusko Following a two day hearing in May that took place at Edinburgh’s Court of Sessions, Judge Lady Wise has ruled that the Scottish Government’s

BMJ Sexual & Reproductive Health refuses to publish criticism of article promoting DIY home abortions

Academic journal publishes flawed article promoting home abortions and ignores criticism. By SPUC—the Society for the Protection of Unborn Children Editor’s note. Misoprostol is one of the drugs that make of the two-drug RU-486 abortion technique. The

Reversing Chemical Abortions is a threat to ideology of abortion on demand

By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation A chemical abortion, commonly known as RU-486, occurs when a mother is given a lethal cocktail of two powerful drugs. Mifepristone, typically given at the abortion facility, blocks

Wisconsin man who spiked girlfriend’s drink with RU-486 is convicted of attempted first-degree intentional homicide of an unborn child

By Dave Andrusko The case of Manishkumar M. Patel, who attempted to slip his unsuspecting girlfriend an abortifacient, has finally come to a conclusion, almost 11 years later. On Wednesday Patel was convicted of attempted first-degree intentional

Updated FDA reports at least 22 deaths associated with chemical abortions (RU-486 abortions)

By Dave Andrusko For many years the only data from the FDA about the safety of the two-drug RU-486 abortion technique went all the way back to 2011. For reasons known only to the FDA, it noted

College co-ed complains she had to go six miles to abort, insists college health centers should provide chemical abortifacients

By Dave Andrusko Periodically a story will update the proposal that would require the on-campus health centers of public universities in California to offer abortion-inducing drugs such as RU-486. If enacted into law, California would have the

Chemical Abortions: The pro-abortion plan if abortions become substantially harder to obtain — Part Two

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. Part One of Dr. O’Bannon story ran on Tuesday. He provided an extensive background to the history of chemical abortions and how abortionists have

Chemical Abortions: The pro-abortion plan if abortions become substantially harder to obtain — Part One

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This appeared in the latest issue of National Right to Life News. Part Two will run on Wednesday. I trust you are enjoying this

Critics of abortion reversal have “perfected obfuscation and paternalism”

By Dave Andrusko This is the last post of the day and, as such, will be less analysis and more summary. To get the full picture, let me strongly encourage you to read, “The Abortion Reversal ‘Witch

BREAKING: Canada greatly expands access to abortion drug

By Lianne Laurence OTTAWA, November 7, 2017 — The Canadian government is expanding access to the abortion pill, including allowing the drug for abortions of children in utero of up to nine weeks gestation, and allowing pharmacists

Activists push for all Canadian provinces to provide abortion pill for free

By Lianne Laurence OTTAWA, September 26, 2017 — Abortion activists are pushing all provinces to offer free “universal access” to the abortion pill. Action Canada for Sexual Health and Rights has set the premiers’ conference in November

Abortion drug will be free in Ontario beginning next week

RU-486 is sold under the name Mifegymiso in Canada

By Lianne Laurence TORONTO, August 3, 2017 — The Ontario Liberals announced today that the province will provide the abortion pill for free as of August 10. The Liberals promised in their May budget they would pay