Category Archives: The Abortion Pill

Doctors had reservations about the safety of the abortion pill

Although Planned Parenthood clinics throughout the country offer the abortion pill, other abortion providers were not overly enthusiastic about the abortion pill when it first came out. Although Planned Parenthood has always maintained that abortion pills are safe (despite the death … Continue reading

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RU486: Greatest Invention of the 20th Century?

George Grant, writing in 1992, talked about how pro-choice activists viewed the abortion pill: Eleanor Smeal, president of the Feminist Majority Foundation says that RU-486 is a “truly remarkable” drug that has “amazing properties which hold tremendous promise for the … Continue reading

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Abortion textbook on the “products of conception” in an abortion by pill

From a medical textbook on how to do abortions: “Involuntary viewing of the products of conception is not an issue during surgical abortions, but the patient needs to know that during a medical[pill] abortion she may see the products. Some … Continue reading

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Facts on the Abortion Pill: What you need to know Before you choose

This video gives some info on the abortion pill. It is a dramatization of a conversation between a womans seeking the pill and her doctor. Know what to expect! Read first hand accounts of women who took the abortion pill … Continue reading

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Abortion by Pill: One Woman’s Story from Marie Claire

Norine Dworkin-McDaniel told the story of her abortion by pill in Marie Claire. She was pro-choice and thought she would have no problems. She supported the use of the abortion pill and thought it was a good thing “From the moment it … 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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Abortion Pill Like “Giving Birth”

“It was quite a big thing, like giving birth, so I wish that I had been there for her. It was a bloody mess. Wendy went through contractions, just like a pregnancy. We didn’t think it would be quite like … 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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