Number of chemical abortions growing in U.S., outpacing surgical abortions in many states

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. …

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Issues raised as the Supreme Court Considers Texas Abortion Law

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, …

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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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NRLC Director of Education submits new testimony telling Idaho legislative committee danger of chemical abortions may be grossly underestimated

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 …

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Supreme Court said to be ready to tackle Arizona’s chemical abortion law requirement this Friday

  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 …

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Woman after chemical abortion: “there it was—my almost nine-week-old fetus”

  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 …

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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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Patient calls her chemical abortion “a freakish nightmare”

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, …

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5 Reasons behind the Abortion Industry Push for Chemical Abortions

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 …

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Two bills supported by Indiana Right to Life pass committee

Today, the Indiana Senate Health and Provider Services Committee heard and passed two bills supported by Indiana Right to Life. The first, Senate Bill 489, sponsored by Sen. Michael Young of Marion County (District 35), strengthens current law regarding informed consent materials and ultrasound and fetal heart tone availability to abortion seekers. The second, Senate …

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Study shows that telemedicine expands abortion access in Iowa

By Paul Stark A new study published in the American Journal of Public Health analyzes the use of telemedicine to remotely administer “medical” (chemical, RU486) abortions in Iowa. Planned Parenthood began performing these “webcam abortions” in 2008, and by 2010 they were offered at 11 different clinics across Iowa. The study should be taken with …

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Pro-abortionists make game out of using chemical abortion technique

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 …

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