Iowa legislator: we need abortion because babies ‘have colic’

  By Cassy Fiano The Iowa House passed a ban on telemed abortions this week, with the backing of the Iowa Board of Medicine, which voted 8-2 to ban webcam abortions. This is because webcam abortions are dangerous to women. However, Planned Parenthood, true to form, filed a lawsuit to overturn that decision, because abortion …

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Alabama bill regulating “WebCam” abortions on way to Governor’s desk for signature

By Dave Andrusko Alabama continues to solidify its reputation as a pro-life state with passage of the Women’s Health and Safety Act. On Tuesday the House passed  HB57 by a vote 68-21. Hours before, the Senate voted 22-10 in favor. The bill now is on its way to Gov. Robert Bentley for his signature. In …

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Incredible pain and RU-486 abortions: an underreported story

By Dave Andrusko Over the course of the last 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. The two latest examples of his scholarship can be read at http://nrlc.cc/13KEYVg and http://nrlc.cc/ZEIaVt, but there are dozens and …

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Study Claims Tele-Medicine (Webcam) Abortions May Lower Complications: Authors’ Own Data Indicates a Potential 11% Increase in Complications

By Jacqueline Harvey, Ph.D. Editor’s note. This first appeared at Reproductive Research Audit and is reprinted with permission. The American Journal of Public Health has preliminarily released an electronic version of “Changes in Service Delivery Patterns After Introduction of Telemedicine Provision of Medical Abortion in Iowa,” a study which examines the effect that offering webcam-advised …

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Former Planned Parenthood Director to Testify in Support of the Coercive and Webcam Abortion Prevention Act

On  Tuesday December 13, the Wisconsin State Senate Health Committee will hold a public hearing on Senate Bill 306.  Known as the Coercive and Webcam Abortion Prevention Act, Senate Bill 306 is authored by Senator Mary Lazich and Representative Michelle Litgens.  Wisconsin Right to Life is the lead organization promoting this important legislation. The measure …

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Planned Parenthood brings ‘webcam’ abortions to Minnesota

By Paul Stark Minnesota, apparently, was next in line for Planned Parenthood’s webcam abortion expansion. Minnesota Citizens Concerned for Life (MCCL) reported on Aug. 30 that Planned Parenthood had begun performing RU486 chemical abortions at its Rochester (Minnesota) clinic. It was the first time that Planned Parenthood in Minnesota — the leading performer and promoter …

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