Kenney said that she finds it "frustrating" that there has been a lot of research and effort in the medical community to prevent pregnancy, but not as much to support it.
"We do live in a contraceptive society," she said. "We have a culture against life. And so all of the studies are geared towards preventing pregnancy."
Christopher Dodson, executive director of the North Dakota Catholic Conference, said Sept. 10 that "North Dakota legislators rightly believed that women should know about the procedure before starting the abortion process."
He stated, "the abortion lobby co-opted the American Medical Association and used legal technicalities and medical complexities to deny women the right to know. We applaud the legislators who overwhelming supported HB 1336, Governor Burgum for signing the measure, the physicians who submitted testimony to the court in support of the law, and the Attorney General for defending women's rights."
One pro-life clinic that offers abortion pill reversal is Bella Natural Women's Care in Englewood, Colorado.
Dede Chism, a nurse practitioner and co-founder and executive director of Bella, told CNA in 2018 that because progesterone is known to be safe for pregnant women and unborn babies, the progesterone abortion pill reversal procedure is "common sense."
A recent study, published in Issues in Law and Medicine, a peer-reviewed medical journal, examined 261 successful abortion pill reversals, and showed that the reversal success rates were 68 percent with a high-dose oral progesterone protocol and 64 percent with an injected progesterone protocol.
Both procedures significantly improved the 25 percent fetal survival rate if no treatment is offered and a woman simply declines the second pill of a medical abortion. The case study also showed that the progesterone treatments caused no increased risk of birth defects or preterm births.
The study was authored by Dr. Mary Davenport and Dr. George Delgado, who have been studying the abortion pill reversal procedures since 2009. Delgado also sits on the board of the American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, a group that supports the abortion pill procedure reversal.
Nagle said that women should be empowered by the law, and that they should be given "all of the information before making a decision of this magnitude."
According to Nagle, seven other states have similar laws on the books requiring doctors to tell their patients about the abortion pill reversal procedure, which she said has saved more than 750 babies so far.
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"We won't be discouraged," she said. "We will continue to fight for women's rights to be given all of the information."