By Ingrid Duran, Director, NRLC Department of State Legislation Editor’s note. The appeared on in the September digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share the contents of this 37-page-issue with pro-life family and friends using your social media outlets. A chemical abortion, commonly known as RU-486, occurs when a mother is given …Continue reading "Reversing Chemical Abortions a threat to Abortion on Demand Ideology"
By Dave Andrusko A very busy Friday with decidedly mixed results for pro-life forces in Arkansas. On the plus side, the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals vacated a preliminary injunction issued in 2015 by activist Federal Judge Kristin Baker that prevented Arkansas from enforcing its law requiring abortion clinics proving chemical abortifacients “to maintain …Continue reading "Appeals Court panel uphold Arkansas chemical abortion law, judge preliminarily enjoins four other pro-life laws"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D. NRL Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. This appeared in the November digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please share this, and all the other stories, op-eds, analyses, President’s column, and editorials with your pro-life friends and family. With comprehensive national surveys from Guttmacher and the U.S. …Continue reading "Number of chemical abortions growing in U.S., outpacing surgical abortions in many states"
Part 3: Did the law result in later abortions and fewer chemical abortions? By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL Director of Education & Research We discussed earlier how those challenging the new Texas abortion law at the Supreme Court tried to blame that law for the closure of some twenty abortion clinics in the state, …Continue reading "Issues raised as the Supreme Court Considers Texas Abortion Law"
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 …Continue reading "Fox 46 interviews mother whose chemical abortion was reversed"
By Dave Andrusko Yesterday NRL News Today brought you the encouraging news that the Idaho Senate State Affairs Committee had passed the Physician Physical Presence Women Protection Act of 2015 on a vote of 7-2 and that the bill was now on its way to the full Senate. This bill, which requires abortionists to perform …Continue reading "NRLC Director of Education submits new testimony telling Idaho legislative committee danger of chemical abortions may be grossly underestimated"
By Dave Andrusko The Arizona Capitol Times reported today that “The U.S. Supreme Court is going to decide Friday whether to hear a dispute over Arizona’s requirement for doctors to use federal standards in administering medication [chemical] abortions.” As of this afternoon, Gary Grado’s story is the sole source that the High Court will …Continue reading "Supreme Court said to be ready to tackle Arizona’s chemical abortion law requirement this Friday"
By Lauren Enriquez The website abort73.com has a feature that allows mothers to anonymously submit their abortion stories for publication online. The stories provide a look into the circumstances that led to the abortion decision, and how the actual abortion experience played out. One woman, whose story was posted this week, shared her experience …Continue reading "Woman after chemical abortion: “there it was—my almost nine-week-old fetus”"
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 …Continue reading "Two stories from New York Magazine unintentionally reinforce the pro-life case against abortion"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., National Right to Life Educational Trust Fund The abortion industry has sold an increasing number of chemical abortions by peddling the idea that these are not only “new and improved” but (unlike the surgical ones women may fear) are easy, safe, and simple. When they actually take these powerful abortifacients, …Continue reading "Patient calls her chemical abortion “a freakish nightmare”"
By Randall K. O’Bannon, Ph.D., NRL-ETF Director of Education & Research Editor’s note. The following is the summary of some of the most important factors that explain the abortion industry’s push for chemical abortions in America and around the world. Over the next five days, each of the reasons given here will be fleshed out …Continue reading "5 Reasons behind the Abortion Industry Push for Chemical Abortions"
By Dave Andrusko For twenty years plus, National Right to Life has warned that in their unceasing desire to expand the number of abortions, the Abortion Establishment was cutting more and more and more corners in promoting the use of “chemical abortions,” by which is ordinarily meant RU486. And those changes put mothers’ lives at …Continue reading "Pro-abortionists make game out of using chemical abortion technique"