For years, medication abortion ranked far behind surgical abortion in popularity. But now that may be changing, as women increasingly see the pill—legal or not—as a way to get around draconian abortion restrictions.
To be published in the journal Contraception, the research concludes women having second trimester medication abortions face no increased risk of future premature birth, miscarriage, low birth weight, or placental complications when compared to first trimester medication abortions.
The ruling issued Tuesday answers two questions asked by the Roberts Court and sends the legal challenge to Oklahoma’s medication abortion ban back to the high court.
The lawsuit claims a new law, which changed the definition of “abortion clinic” to include facilities that provide only the abortion pill Mifepristone to terminate a pregnancy, unconstitutionally targets one clinic.
The abortion pill potentially puts the control over abortion into women’s hands, and a lot of conservative men and women aren’t sure they like that.
Rep. Steve King of Iowa is certain that Planned Parenthood is using federal money to fund it’s telemedicine abortion care. He’s trying to get an investigation started…but will anyone listen?
A rise in the number of illegal abortion pills imported into Ireland indicates increasing reliance on DIY abortions by women desperate to terminate a pregnancy but lacking access to services at home and money to travel abroad.
Planned Parenthood of the Heartland deserves a medal for seeking to address the geographic (and often economic) disparity in access to abortion in a smart and safe way.
Scott Roeder remains unrepentant throughout his sentencing hearing for the murder of Dr. George Tiller and Mississippi joins Colorado in putting a personhood constitutional amendment on the ballot.
A writer makes nonsensical arguments to connect criminalization of abortion in Ireland with low rates of maternal mortality. Ireland is abortion-free like America is drug-free.