Category Archives: The Abortion Pill

Abortionist explains how few doctors want to prescribe abortion pill

When the abortion pill first became available, the FDA required general practitioners or other non-abortionists who prescribed it to have an agreement with an abortion provider to do a backup surgical abortion if the pills failed. One abortionist who runs … Continue reading

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Abortion clinic owner won’t offer abortion pill

Roneal Martin, abortion clinic owner, decided that he would not prescribe the abortion pill because the chances were too high that the woman would need a surgical abortion or other medical intervention if the pill failed. In addition, if the … Continue reading

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25% of women taking abortion pills from Women on Web have complications

From a pro-lifer who infiltrated a conference of abortion providers, on Women on Web, an organization that mails abortion pills to women in countries where abortion is not available. “Dutch abortionist Rebecca Gomperts, whose infamous “abortion ship” performs abortions in … Continue reading

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Abortion pill needs intravaginal ultrasound to be “safe”

Dr. William West, who runs an abortion clinic in Dallas, says that the abortion pill should not be used in foreign countries to provide abortions (as many pro-choicers suggested) because there is a need for an intravaginal ultrasound to be … Continue reading

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Abortionist on abortion pill vs. surgical abortion

William Ramos, who runs an abortion clinic in Las Vegas: ”There’s a very common misconception in the lay public, and even way too common among physicians, that this is a nice, easy way to get rid of a pregnancy… We’re … Continue reading

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Abortionist not happy about abortion pill

In the New York Times Dr. West, the operator of the Dallas abortion clinic, says that the abortions by pill are not as easy as women tend to believe: ”They think that no matter how far along you are in … Continue reading

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Abortionist calls abortion by pill “prolonged and messy”

Abortionist Dr. Charles Livengood is glad that the abortion pill is available, but has reservations about it: ”I think it’s good to have mifepristone available. ‘But I do think that an abortion with mifepristone tends to be a prolonged and messy … Continue reading

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Adverse events reporting is voluntary for pill

Marissa Ogle, M.D, wrote the following about the abortion pill, RU-486 and the adverse events connected to it: “… There is a voluntary reporting of severe adverse events to the manufacturer. This leaves it up to the provider to decide … Continue reading

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Woman describes abortion pain as “Worst thing I’ve ever felt”

A woman describes the pain she felt in an abortion by pill: “After leaving the clinic, I actually felt physically fine, but was advised to get a taxi home instead of walking. But the pain that came afterwards was the worst … Continue reading

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Every doctor will “do what he wants to do” with abortion pill

Ruth Lesnewski, abortion provider, on the abortion pill: “There are probably going to be some people who play it exactly by the book and other people who do different, quirky things with it,” she says. “In the end, it will … Continue reading

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