Category Archives: Abortion by Pill: Facts

Manufacturer: drug used with abortion pill is not meant for abortions, causes serious health risks

Mifeprex (mifepristone) (or RU-486) is the abortion pill. When it was first widely used, it failed to induce an abortion so often that abortionists began using a second drug Misoprostol or Cytotec, taken a few days after the first pill, to … Continue reading

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The New England Journal of Medicine on RU-486

New England Journal of Medicine article on RU-486 (or medical) abortions: “Medical [by pill] abortion is associated with higher rates of prolonged bleeding then in surgical abortion, the rate of use analgesic drugs is greater… Moreover, medical abortion has a … Continue reading

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Abortionist: Doctors who give RU-486 should have surgical access

From an interview with an abortion provider: Interviewer: The most recent controversy to the abortion rights activists is that the FDA is now talking about limiting RU-486’s access when it does become available, by requiring special licensing of those dispensing … Continue reading

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Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon on RU-486

Dr. Randall K. O’Bannon, who has tracked chemical abortifacients such as RU486 (mifepristone) for National Right to Life for a number of years, discusses the dangers of RU-486 in an article about a proposed law that would regulate facilities that … Continue reading

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Dr. Susan Poppema on RU-486

Dr. Susan Poppema, NAF president, discusses one problem with RU-486. “Having a group of women doing a lot of bleeding and cramping in your office, when they would rather be home, doesn’t do much for the [patient] flow in your … Continue reading

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