If we have a cheap and readily available drug that can prevent and treat the two largest causes of maternal mortality worldwide—postpartum hemorrhage and unsafe abortion—why have we not taken more advantage of it?
Another day, another effort to ban safe abortion care in Texas.
A GOP lawmaker is looking to make Texas the latest state to restrict the use of abortion medications in a way that some experts warn could increase the drugs’ side effects while making them more expensive.
Reproductive rights advocates lost a legal battle on Friday over Ohio’s restrictions on the use of RU-486.
Even with recent gains and electoral wins, there is a concentrated effort to limit women’s access to a full range of reproductive health services, including medical abortion.
A group of women’s health advocates are asking the entire Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals to weigh in on an Ohio law that bans the off-label use of mifepristone.
On Tuesday a federal appeallate court ruled Ohio’s regulation of RU-486 was constitutional, setting the case up for Supreme Court review.
Telemedicine administration of medical abortion is a relatively new practice in the United States with great potential to reach underserved women with abortion care.
Earlier this month the Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals heard arguments on the constituitonality of the state of Ohio’s 2004 mifepristone ban in a case that could present a direct challenge to Roe v. Wade. Legal standards are increasingly replacing medicinal standards as the guide for what constitutes acceptable medical care, and conservative justices either don’t understand that or they don’t care.
In what is being called an unprecedented ruling recognizing bodily integrity and reproductive choice as fundamental rights under the Oklahoma state constitution, an Oklahoma state judge has found that a law restricting medical care for women seeking an abortion is unconstitutional and cannot be enforced.