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Pro-lifers speak out as ‘DIY abortion’ amendment advances

Mar 18, 2022

By Joe Bukuras

The amendment would permanently allow at-home medical abortions. Read more

Doctor Dermot Kearney.

British doctor allowed to continue 'abortion pill reversal' treatment after licensing body investigation

Mar 15, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A Catholic doctor will again be allowed to offer a treatment known as “abortion pill reversal,” after a British medical... Read more

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Pro-life advocates decry FDA decision allowing women to get abortion pills by mail

Dec 16, 2021

By Katie Yoder

The Food and Drug Administration on Dec. 16 lifted restrictions on mifepristone, a drug approved for use in medical abortions,... Read more

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New resource informs doctors about abortion pill reversal 

Nov 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The American Association of Pro-life Obstetricians and Gynecologists has launched an online resource for medical providers that promotes abortion pill... Read more

‘Thousands of women want to go back’: Abortion pill reversal service expands in Russia

Aug 6, 2021

By CNA Staff

Russia became the first country in the world to legalize abortion in 1920. Read more

Judge blocks Indiana law requiring doctors to inform patients about abortion pill reversal

Jul 13, 2021

By CNA Staff

A federal judge in late June blocked a law in Indiana, set to take effect July 1, which would have... Read more

Several pro-life laws take effect in South Dakota

Jul 2, 2021

By CNA Staff

Five pro-life laws went into effect in South Dakota on Thursday. Read more

Pro-abortion groups seek to block Indiana law over abortion pill reversal

May 21, 2021

By CNA Staff

Pro-abortion groups this week asked a federal judge to block a new law in Indiana, set to take effect this... Read more

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Several pro-life bills advance in Texas

Mar 31, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

The Texas Senate passed six pro-life bills on Tuesday, including one banning abortion after the sixth week of pregnancy and... Read more

Baby Feet. Credit: Morgan via Flickr (CC BY 2.0).

UK pro-lifers urge authorities to end ‘cruel experiment’ of at-home medical abortions

Mar 30, 2021

Pro-lifers in the U.K. are urging authorities to end temporary permission for at-home medical abortions, describing measures introduced at the... Read more

US judge refuses to lift order allowing at-home medical abortions during pandemic

Dec 10, 2020

A federal judge on Wednesday refused to lift an order barring Food and Drug Administration requirements that the abortion pill... Read more

UK eyes making at-home medical abortion permissions permanent

Sep 1, 2020

A temporary measure allowing UK women up to 10 weeks pregnant to take both abortion pills at home following a... Read more

Sinn Féin vice president and northern leader Michelle O'Neill speaks to the media at Stormont, Jan. 9, 2020 in Belfast, Northern Ireland.

Sinn Féin leader in N Ireland calls for at-home medical abortions

Apr 7, 2020

After laws permitting elective abortion in Northern Ireland came into force last week, the region's deputy First Minister is urging... Read more

UK government reverses policy yet again, will allow at-home medical abortions

Mar 30, 2020

Amid the worldwide outbreak of coronavirus (COVID-19) and strict social distancing orders in the United Kingdom, the UK government has... Read more

Ohio bill would target proposal on abortion reversal notification

Nov 13, 2019

Two Democratic lawmakers in Ohio have introduced legislation that would prohibit the state from requiring doctors to provide patients with... Read more

Calif. governor signs state college campus abortion pill mandate into law

Oct 14, 2019

California governor Gavin Newsom signed into law Friday a measure requiring public universities to provide free access to medical abortions... Read more

Calif. bishop: Be society's conscience in face of campus abortion pill mandate

Aug 14, 2019

At a Mass marking Sunday's conclusion of a novena for the defeat of a California bill that would require public... Read more

California bishops rally Catholics to stop college campus abortion pill mandate

Jul 31, 2019

Three California bishops are calling on local Catholics to pray and fight against a bill that would require state colleges... Read more

Chemical abortions may be slowing the decline in US abortions

May 23, 2019

By Perry West

While the number of abortions procured in the US has steadily declined in recent decades, recent data indicate that this... Read more

Oklahoma Supreme Court rules against abortion pill law

May 1, 2019

The Oklahoma Supreme Court on Tuesday struck down a state law restricting the way in which the abortion pill is... Read more