Planned Parenthood/ACLU challenges Indiana law requiring abortion complications that injure women be reported

By Dave Andrusko As expected, Planned Parenthood of Indiana and Kentucky and co-plaintiffs the American Civil Liberties Union and the ACLU of Indiana today filed suit against SEA 340, signed into law by pro-life Gov. Eric Holcomb on March 25. The plaintiffs adopted a typical pro-abortion line of attack, according to the Indianapolis Business Journal: …

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Indiana House passes bill requiring reporting of abortion complications injuring women

Bill also expands safe haven baby boxes INDIANAPOLIS – The Indiana House Wednesday approved by a 67-26 vote a multi-faceted bill requiring the reporting of abortion complications that injure women while creating tougher requirements for abortion businesses applying for licensing in Indiana. The bill, Senate Bill 340, also sets the stage for expansion of “safe …

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Two stories from New York Magazine unintentionally reinforce the pro-life case against abortion

  Editor’s note. This first ran last November. We’re re-running it in conjunction with “Archbishop Chaput and keeping the door open to reconciliation.” I try always to give credit where credit is due. In the space of less than a week New York magazine (by no means in our corner) has published two hugely revealing …

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Canadian columnist lauds pro-life Canadian book on abortion complications, highlights study documenting link between abortion and breast cancer

  By Dave Andrusko National Right to Life has paid studious attention to the link between induced abortion and an increase in breast cancer literally for decades. We’ve run story after story, most often written by Prof. Joel Brind, loaded with studies that prove the “ABC Link” is not some statistical artifice conjured up by …

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”Complications: Abortion’s Impact on Women” is a comprehensive, scholarly examination of the damage abortion does to women

  By Dave Andrusko Like most everyone who writes for a living, I receive many invitations to attend conferences and book launchings. I’m too busy to attend any and, to be honest, it’s rare that I regret not being able to be there in person. The exception was the kickoff for a new book written …

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Abortion: Hardly Glamorous

By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRLC Director of Education Editor’s note. Today’s entry into our year-long “Roe at 40” series is a thoughtful, insightful exploration of an article that ran in Glamour magazine. As we look to provide our readers with some of the best articles from NRL News going back to 1973, everything about …

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Study to Lower Standards for Abortion Safety Corrected: Non-Physician Abortions TWICE as Likely to Cause Complications

By Jacqueline Harvey, Ph.D. Editor’s note. This first appeared at Reproductive Research Audit  and is reprinted with permission. Lawmakers in California are pushing to overturn laws which insist that only physicians may perform abortions. In support of this bill, they present a study by Weitz et al. which examines the consequence of allowing trained clinicians …

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Pa. Abortions Decrease, Complications Increase in 2011

HARRISBURG, Pa.–While abortions in Pennsylvania declined for the third year in a row in 2011, complications as a result of the procedure increased sharply, according to statistics released by the Pennsylvania Department of Health Statistics show 498 (1.4 percent) fewer abortions in 2011 compared to 2010. In total, there were 36,280 abortions performed in Pennsylvania …

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What’s airing on Pro-Life Perspective Today? “Abortion’s Physical Complications”

By Dave Andrusko Over the last two days National Right to Life News Today has run stories demonstrating that, contrary to the myth perpetrated by pro-abortionists, abortion is not safer than childbirth. The opposite is true! Last weekwe reported on a new study finding that repeat abortions can raise the risk of life-threatening problems for …

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Russia Passes Law Requiring Warning of Abortion Complications

By Dave Andrusko Russian President Dmitri A. Medvedev yesterday signed a number of amendments to the law on advertising requiring abortion ads to carry warnings about their side effects, including loss of fertility. “The new amendments require that warnings about the dangers should occupy no less than 10 percent of each advertisement,” according to the …

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