… Planned Parenthood has spent the last few years vigorously campaigning for less medical oversight on abortion drugs…. When they say “limit[ing] access to abortion drugs,” they mean “requiring basic medical safeguards.” This is pro-choicers’ current cause célèbre: they demand less involvement by trained physicians. Less oversight by the FDA. Fewer requirements to ensure the [...]
Entries for the ‘RU-486’ Category
¿No Te Baja? which translates as Missed Your Period? makes use of bright colors, engaging cartoon characters and relatable, non-technical, language to inform and guide users through the steps they can take to terminate a pregnancy using Misoprostol…. Misoprostol, a drug used to treat ulcers, is easily available for purchase throughout Mexico, and, unlike in [...]
Women who live in parts of Mexico where abortion is illegal have long crossed the U.S.-Mexican border to obtain abortions in U.S. border cities like San Diego, but those numbers might be declining thanks to draconian border security and other changes, [according to] a new study….
In conjunction with the 11th anniversary of the legalization of RU-486 in the U.S., the father of a young woman who tragically died as a direct result of taking the abortion pill has launched an educational website, AbortionPillRisks.org.
Aside from the controversy over the legality and safety of telemed RU-486 abortions, Iowa Republican Congressman Steve King wants to know if federal tax dollars are financing it. Rep. King is currently circulating a request to colleagues to sign on to a letter he will soon send to HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius asking whether taxpayers [...]
The mother who live tweeted her abortion earlier this year, Angie Jackson, has had her 15 minutes of fame stretched, making #6 on Time magazine’s Top 10 Tweets for 2010. Click to enlarge…
Steve Ertelt at LifeNews.com today spotted an innocuous letter to the editor in the New England Journal of Medicine dated September 30 from the Centers for Disease Control dropping huge news: Two more women have died from infections after taking the RU-486 abortion cocktail. This brings the total number of known U.S. deaths to at [...]
(Read background on telemed abortions in Iowa here.) The following powerful ad targeting Planned Parenthood of the Heartland for its telemed abortions appeared today in the Dubuque Telegraph Herald (click to enlarge): An interesting creepy factoid on the side…
In a September 5 editorial promoting the legalization of RU-486 telemed abortions, the Des Moines Register editorial board had to admit Planned Parenthood of the Heartland is currently committing them illegally. Read carefully: … Planned Parenthood of the Heartland has used telemedicine as it was intended: to expand access to legal health services in rural [...]
The Iowa Board of Medicine, which meets 6x a year, next convenes on August 20. IBOM notified Operation Rescue on April 22 it was opening an investigation of Planned Parenthood of the Heartland, pursuant to OR’s formal complaint that PP was committing illegal RU-486 abortions by telemed. Watch this May 17 KCCI News report if [...]