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How the Ohio Court Decision on RU-486 Set Back the Clock on Fifteen Years of Medicine

A recent federal district court decision upholding a 2004 Ohio limiting the use and availability of RU-486 for early termination of pregnancy exacerbates the increasing intrusion of ideology into medical practice, and creates a different standard for off-label use of abortion drugs than for other commonly-used drugs. 

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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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Thanks to Medication Abortion, An Increasing Share of Abortions Take Place By or Before Nine Weeks

Ten years ago tomorrow (September 28th, 2010) the United States Food and Drug Administration approved the use of mifepristone along with misoprostol for early term abortions. Data from the Centers for Disease Control show that while the incidence of abortion has remained steady, the share of those performed very early in pregnancy has increased.

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LifeSiteNews Lies to Women About Plan B and Abortion

This article, one of the worst examples of LifeSiteNews’s consistent mischaracterization of EC, is truly negligent.

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Roundup: Ridge Says Running Mate Should Defer to McCain on Choice

VP prospect Tom Ridge says GOP will accept a pro-choice running mate and that he would defer to McCain on choice, Does McCain have a woman problem?, More women that ever are childless, FDA review of Mifeprex returns no surprises.

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Missouri, Show Some Legislative Sanity

There’s a whole lot of inaccuracy wrapped up in the so-called pharmacy protection bill being considered in Missouri. The bill not only seeks to protect pharmacies from legal action resulting from the refusal to sell a drug they can’t sell — it also reclassifies emergency contraception as an abortifacient.

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RealTime: Pope and Reuters Need A Lesson

Helped along by Reuters, the Pope delivers his error-riddled opinion on pharmacists, the abortion pill, and emergency contraception.

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