New Lawsuit Challenges State Bans on Abortion Pills

Scholars cite a 2014 Massachusetts case in which the state sought to ban a new opioid, Zohydro ER, because it worried that the drug could be abused and lead to…

The Father of the Abortion Pill

After RU-486’s approval, Dr. Elisabeth Aubény, an obstetrician-gynecologist, said her hospital gave it to appreciative patients, but also encountered protesters who chained themselves to operating tables. Beginning in the 1980s,…

Alabama attorney general says people who take abortion pills could be prosecuted

CNN  —  Alabama’s Republican attorney general said this week that women in the state who use prescription medication to terminate their pregnancies could be prosecuted under a chemical-endangerment law, even…

CVS and Walgreens Plan to Offer Abortion Pills Where Abortion Is Legal

Two major pharmacy chains will apply to sell abortion pills under a new Food and Drug Administration regulation that will allow the medication to be offered by retail pharmacies for…

Abortion Pills Can Now Be Offered at Retail Pharmacies, F.D.A. Says

“The Biden administration has once again proved that it values abortion industry profits over women’s safety and unborn children’s lives,” said Marjorie Dannenfelser. the president of Susan B. Anthony Pro-life…

John Roberts calls for judicial security in year-end report while avoiding mention of ethics reform or abortion draft leak

CNN  —  Chief Justice John Roberts urged continued vigilance for the safety of judges and justices in an annual report published Saturday, after a tumultuous year at the US Supreme…

The F.D.A. Now Says It Plainly: Morning-After Pills Are Not Abortion Pills

According to data published in 2021 by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly one-quarter of women of reproductive age who have sex with men answered yes to the…

Maternal and infant death rates are higher in states that ban or restrict abortion, report says

CNN  —  The rates of mothers and newborn babies dying during pregnancy, at birth or postpartum are much higher in states that currently ban or restrict abortions than in states…

Abortion rates fell slightly in 2020, with most done at or before 9 weeks, says CDC

CNN  —  Both the number and rate of abortions reported in the US fell 2% from 2019 to 2020, according to new data from the US Centers for Disease Control…

Texas woman almost dies because she couldn’t get an abortion

CNN  —  Another woman has come forward with the harrowing details of how the Supreme Court’s decision four months ago to overturn Roe v. Wade put her life in danger.…