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FDA Updates Abortion Pill Label Despite Political Games

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 04.13.2016 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

Will this label change make medication abortion more feasible in states facing medically unnecessary, politically motivated restrictions or will politicians with the goal of limiting abortion access just continue to find new ways to restrict access? Time will tell, but this new action from the Food and Drug Administration seems to be a step in the right direction.

The U.S. Finally Updated Its 90s-Era Abortion Pill Guidelines

The Huffington Post | Erin Schumaker | Posted 03.30.2016 | Healthy Living

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Wednesday loosened its requirements and prescription protocol for medical abortion, a category of non-surgica...

Texas Women Take Abortion Into Their Own Hands

Melissa S. Grant | Posted 12.15.2015 | Women
Melissa S. Grant

-- Image credit: Blackbird Film Co. Last month I woke to headlines in the mainstream media claiming that, based on a study conducted by the Universit...

Nina Bahadur

A New Kind Of Abortion Clinic

HuffingtonPost.com | Nina Bahadur | Posted 04.01.2015 | Women

“Abortion. Yeah, we do that.” That's one of the advertising slogans used by Carafem, an abortion clinic opening this week just outside of Washi...

Arizona Governor Signs Controversial Abortion Bill Into Law

Reuters | Posted 03.31.2015 | Politics

PHOENIX, March 30 (Reuters) - Arizona's Republican governor, Doug Ducey, said on Monday he has signed into law a controversial measure blocking women ...

Oklahoma Judge Allows Law Banning Abortion Pills To Take Effect

Reuters | Posted 12.22.2014 | Politics

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY, Oct 22 (Reuters) - An Oklahoma judge said on Wednesday he will allow a law that bans abortion-inducing...

Laura Bassett

The Return Of The Back-Alley Abortion

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 05.15.2014 | Politics

Across the U.S., laws have forced abortion providers to close. Now, four decades after the Supreme Court upheld a woman's right to choose, pregnant wo...

Man Slips Pregnant Girlfriend Abortion Pills During Sex: Prosecutors

Posted 03.18.2014 | Crime

She was ready to give the gift of life, and he took it away from her. Prosecutors say 34-year-old Shervaughn Remy slipped his girlfriend abortion p...

GOP Rep. Supports Abortion Pill In Cases Of Rape, Incest

The Colorado Independent | John Tomasic | Posted 02.07.2013 | Denver

From The Colorado Independent's John Tomasic. Rep. Amy Stephens — a Colorado Springs Republican who once worked for evangelical powerhouse organi...

Katy Hall

5 Awful Reasons For Limiting Access To Birth Control

HuffingtonPost.com | Katy Hall | Posted 11.27.2012 | Politics

Emergency contraception should be made available to teenage girls over the counter, a major pediatric group recommended Monday, just a week after the ...

Candidates Asked To Ban 'Home Abortion Kits'

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 10.09.2012 | Politics

A national anti-abortion group is asking Kansas state legislative candidates if they favor a ban on "home abortion kits" and mandatory ultrasounds bef...

Denying Women Their Rights, Criminalizing Doctors

Anu Kumar | Posted 04.25.2012 | Politics
Anu Kumar

Having been successful in creating onerous barriers to abortion -- technically still a legal procedure in the United States -- at the state level, anti-abortion activists continue their assault.

'How About Plan 'D For Data' For Plan B?'

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 02.12.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I have an opinion about Plan B. It's that we can, and should, do better than opinion when making decisions that affect health, and have the potential to change the course of lives.

Man Seeks Justice After Daughter's Abortion Death

Robin Wilkey | Posted 02.05.2012 | San Francisco

On September 17, 2003, Monty Patterson rushed to ValleyCare Medical Center in Pleasanton, Calif., where his 18-year-old daughter, Holly, was suffering...

Laura Bassett

New Law Banning All Drug-Induced Abortions Is Challenged In Court

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.17.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new North Dakota law that imposes restrictions on the FDA-approved drugs used to induce abortions would effectively ban all non-surgic...

Angie Jackson Live-Tweets Her Abortion (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Catharine Smith and Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

*See video below* Florida resident Angie Jackson, known on her blog as Angie the Anti-Theist, rocked the blogosphere on February 22 when she decided ...

Tainted Chinese Drug Scandal Linked To U.S. Abortion Pill

New York Times | AKE HOOKER and WALT BOGDANICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A huge state-owned Chinese pharmaceutical company that exports to dozens of countries, including the United States, is at the center of a nationwide d...