• WASHINGTON, D.C., September 7, 2018 ( LifeSiteNews ) - Pro-abortion voices are pouncing on Judge Brett Kavanaugh for yet another statement during his confirmation testimony, this time a reference to the abortifacient function of certain contraception methods. (lifesitenews.com)
  • A committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine reviewed the available evidence and confirmed in a 2018 report that abortion is safe and effective. (guttmacher.org)
  • In 2006, the government published national standards and guidelines on safe abortion that permitted the use of medications (misoprostol with or without mifepristone) to terminate pregnancies, in accordance with World Health Organization (WHO) clinical recommendations on safe abortion. (guttmacher.org)
  • METHODS: A nationally representative survey of a sample of 347 health facilities that provide postabortion or safe abortion services and a survey of 80 professionals knowledgeable about abortion service provision were conducted in Ethiopia in 2007-2008. (ipas.org)
  • Others came from Ibis Reproductive Health, where "increasing access to safe abortion" is at the top of the agenda, as is their project to keep late-term abortion legal, called Later Abortion Initiative. (lifeissues.org)
  • This move, prompted by new state laws severely restricting abortion, has gone beyond the usual dehumanization of the child in the womb that has been going on for decades-the "it's just a clump of cells" line-to the pulse of human life itself: the human heart. (crisismagazine.com)
  • They said filling out the form would make them complicit in the abortion-inducing drugs that they were, as a religious matter, objected to. (lifesitenews.com)
  • His mere use of the phrase "abortion-inducing drugs" was enough to send abortion advocates into a frenzy. (lifesitenews.com)
  • Kavanaugh just referred to birth control as 'abortion-inducing drugs,' which is not only an anti-science lie, it's an anti-choice extremist phrase," NARAL tweeted . (lifesitenews.com)
  • Published in Frontiers in Neuroscience, the study found significant and adverse behavioral changes in the pregnant rats given the abortion-inducing drugs compared to the rats who did not receive the drugs or rats that received the drugs, but were not pregnant. (franciscan.edu)
  • Experts say the lack of consensus, however, may be tied to institutional bias against studies that might implicate the abortion industry-a charge that is especially frightening given that the abortion-inducing drugs have not been subjected to the same rigorous scientific inquiry applied by Sammut and his team. (franciscan.edu)
  • Now that Sammut and his team have established a correlation between pregnant rats given abortion-inducing drugs and depression and anxiety-like behaviors, they hope to more closely examine the potential underlying mechanisms in the brains of the rats. (franciscan.edu)
  • Additionally, Sammut hopes to investigate, in detail, the potential for reversing the effects of the abortion-inducing drugs, guided by the same rigor, objectivity, and the pursuit of truth that have characterized his research at Franciscan University. (franciscan.edu)
  • As of September 1, 2019, 29 states were considered hostile toward abortion-- rights, 14 states were considered supportive and seven states were somewhere in between. (guttmacher.org)
  • Additionally, some abortion advocates admit its potential to prevent implantation, but attempt to sow confusion as to implantation's meaning. (lifesitenews.com)
  • Scientific Publication No. 306, Epidemiology of Abortion and Practices of Fertility Regulation in Latin America, Pan American Health Organization, 1975. (springer.com)
  • Cathi Herrod of the anti-abortion Center for Arizona Policy, said the ban on off-label use is justified. (knau.org)
  • In 2014, almost three-fourths of facilities that could potentially provide abortions or postabortion care did so, including 67% of the 2,600 public health centers nationwide, 80% of the 1,300 private or nongovernmental organization (NGO) facilities and 98% of the 120 public hospitals. (guttmacher.org)
  • The majority of abortions (66%) are provided by private or NGO facilities, while most postabortion care (72%) is provided by public hospitals and health centers. (guttmacher.org)
  • The proportion of abortion-related services-induced abortion and postabortion care-provided by midlevel health workers increased from 48% in 2008 to 83% in 2014. (guttmacher.org)
  • In September 2000, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved mifepristone to be marketed in the United States for nonsurgical abortion. (guttmacher.org)
  • Seventy-two percent of clinics offered abortions up to 12 weeks' gestation in 2014, 25% up to 20 weeks and 10% up to 24 weeks. (guttmacher.org)
  • In 2014, the average amount paid for an abortion with local anesthesia in a nonhospital setting at 10 weeks' gestation was $508. (guttmacher.org)
  • It's bad enough to play linguistic games with induced abortion, the deliberate destruction of an innocent child before she is able to draw her first breath. (crisismagazine.com)
  • Early case- control studies that reported an association between induced abortion and subsequent development of breast cancer had significant methodological problems, most notably reliance on retrospective reporting of abortion history. (acog.org)
  • A key methodological consideration in interpreting the evidence for any relationship between abortion and breast cancer risk is the sensitive nature of abortion, which could affect the accuracy in retrospective studies that rely on participant reports of having had an abortion. (acog.org)
  • In contrast to retrospective studies, prospective studies conclude there is no association between induced abortion and breast cancer. (acog.org)
  • 95% confidence interval, 1.09-1.14), suggesting that reporting bias was probably present in studies using retrospective reporting of abortion history (1). (acog.org)
  • STEUBENVILLE, OHIO-After more than three years of research, a team of behavioral neuroscientists at Franciscan University of Steubenville has released the findings of a study that suggests what many in the pro-life movement have suspected for years: There are significant negative biological and behavioral consequences caused by abortion. (franciscan.edu)
  • The potential for abortion-related consequences on mental health has been the source of considerable debate in the scientific literature for the past 20 years, with little clear resolution. (franciscan.edu)
  • Cost consequences of induced abortion as an attributable risk for preterm birth and impact on informed consent. (biomedsearch.com)
  • OBJECTIVE: To investigate the human and monetary cost consequences of preterm delivery as related to induced abortion (IA), with its impact on informed consent and medical malpractice. (biomedsearch.com)
  • Conclusion: The rate of preterm births increases with the number of preceding abortions. (uni-muenchen.de)
  • Providers of obstetric care and abortion should be aware of the risk of preterm birth attributable to induced abortion, with its significant increase in initial neonatal hospital costs and CP cases. (biomedsearch.com)
  • An abortion may be elective (based on a woman's personal choice) or therapeutic (to preserve the health or save the life of a pregnant woman). (surgeryencyclopedia.com)
  • The woman's family was joined by a crowd of protestors outside the Congress Palace in Buenos Aires, which recently voted down a measure that would have made abortion legal within the first 14 weeks. (sciencealert.com)
  • After starting off the questioning sessions by refusing to say whether or not he considered the legal right to abortion irrevocable, he followed up with some very questionable statements on birth control. (elitedaily.com)
  • We will not stop fighting for every person's right to access safe, legal abortion," said Dawn Laguens, Planned Parenthood's executive vice president. (csmonitor.com)
  • The justices, in a 2016 ruling, struck down a restrictive Republican-backed Texas law that had targeted abortion clinics and doctors in a decision that was seen as reaffirming and fortifying legal protections for abortion rights. (csmonitor.com)
  • There were an estimated 103,000 legal procedures in health facilities nationwide-27% of all abortions. (ipas.org)
  • So the fact that abortion is legal and accessible apparently played no part in their decision to self-abort. (lifeissues.org)
  • This would never have happened if abortions were legal," Sebastián Crespo, a member of the Professionals Network for the Right to Decide, an Argentinian organization of health workers, told Clarín . (sciencealert.com)
  • Right now, abortion in Argentina is only legal for cases of rape, or when a mother's life or health is in danger. (sciencealert.com)
  • Previous studies have shown that those countries with stricter abortion laws have higher abortion rates than countries with greater access to safe and legal abortion. (sciencealert.com)
  • So when you see statistics about abortion, whether it's Planned Parenthood's 3 percent myth or something like this TxPEP study, step back, give a nod to Mr. Twain, and look behind the numbers for the agenda. (lifeissues.org)
  • The woman had reportedly survived two illegal abortions in the past, and she leaves behind a 2-year-old son. (sciencealert.com)
  • Doctors say that the woman was admitted to hospital on Sunday after inserting parsley into her vagina, a common but dangerous at-home abortion treatment that stimulates blood flow in the uterus and can lead to massive internal bleeding and convulsions. (sciencealert.com)
  • Since enactment of the new law, efforts have been undertaken to improve access to abortion-related care, such as by constructing more health centers and training more midlevel providers. (guttmacher.org)
  • The purpose of restricting access to induced abortions is not to suddenly increase the number of births and achieve an improved demographic record. (aapsonline.org)
  • The same research shows that easier access to birth control also helps reduce abortion rates. (sciencealert.com)