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Study: No Increased Risks Associated With Second vs. First Trimester Medication Abortions

A Pennsylvania nurse has been accused of “performing an illegal abortion on a 16-year-old girl,” according to a local report out of Montour county.

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.

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Oklahoma Supreme Court Rules Medication Abortion Ban Unconstitutional, Sends Case Back to SCOTUS

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 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.

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Planned Parenthood, ACLU Sue to Block Indiana Law Designed to Close Lafayette Clinic

The ACLU of Colorado has filed a complaint with a state agency alleging that a rural Catholic hospital is in violation of both federal and state law by directing its doctors not to discuss abortion with patients, even when pregnancy threatens the life of the pregnant person.

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.

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Medical Abortion in Britain and Ireland: Let’s Join the 21st Century!

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.

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NPR on Telemedicine Abortion Care: Rep. King’s Witch-hunt

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?

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Ireland: Importing and Exporting Abortion

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.

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A Pioneering Effort to Increase Rural Women’s Access to Safe Abortion in Iowa

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.

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Roundup: Roeder Convicted, Mississippi Adds Personhood Amendment to Ballot

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.

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Anti-Choice Website Misleads on Connections Between Abortion and Maternal Mortality

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.

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Docked Forever? Women on Waves ‘Abortion Boat’ Is No More

The so-called “abortion ship”, a floating campaign for the abortion pill in international waters, may be anchored forever with a change in Dutch law and a growing opposition, worldwide, to abortion.

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