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FDA changes policy to allow abortion pills to be sold at pharmacies

Jan 4, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Food and Drug Administration officially changed its policy to allow pharmacies, such as CVS and Walgreens, to sell mifepristone.  Read more


FDA should limit access to ‘dangerous’ chemical abortion drugs, doctors argue in lawsuit

Nov 22, 2022

By Jonah McKeown

A group of doctors and medical organizations argue in a federal lawsuit that the FDA “chose politics over science.” Read more

Paige Casey had provided medical care for patients at CVS MinuteClinic Diagnostic of Virginia from 2018 until March 2022, when she was informed that she could no longer claim a religious exemption in order to opt out of a practice that violated her conscience.

Debate over whether ‘morning-after pill’ can cause abortion at heart of Catholic nurse’s lawsuit

Sep 7, 2022

By Edie Heipel

Paige Casey, a Catholic nurse practitioner, is suing CVS for firing her after she refused to prescribe abortion-inducing drugs to... Read more


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

Cardiologist Dermot Kearney.

Catholic doctor to challenge abortion pill reversal ban at UK High Court

Feb 8, 2022

By CNA Staff

Dermot Kearney is a past president of the Catholic Medical Association (UK). Read more


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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Senators ask Google why it removed ads for abortion pill reversal

Sep 17, 2021

By Jonah McKeown

A dozen U.S. senators on Thursday sent a joint letter to Google’s CEO asking why pro-life ads for abortion pill... Read more

Lila Rose, founder of Live Action, addresses the 2021 Live Action Life Awards Dinner at Dana Point, California; Aug. 21, 2021

Live Action says Google’s removal of pro-life ads ‘unprecedented’

Sep 15, 2021

By Christine Rousselle

According to the pro-life group Live Action, the search engine Google canceled its advertisements for abortion pill reversal services. The... Read more

Sen. Steve Daines (R-Mont.) at a July 21, 2021 press conference introducing the Protecting Life on College Campus Act of 2021, outside the U.S. Capitol building

New bill would defund public universities that provide on-campus abortions  

Jul 21, 2021

By Kate Scanlon

Pro-life lawmakers introduced a bill Wednesday to defund public colleges and universities that perform abortions or offer the abortion pill... Read more

New documentary warns about danger of the abortion pill

Jun 23, 2021

By Joe Bukuras

A new documentary series warns about the dangers of chemical abortions, as the Biden Administration has recently removed restrictions on... Read more

Biden administration reconsiders abortion pill regulations

May 11, 2021

Pro-abortion groups last week praised the Biden administration for reconsidering federal safety regulations of the abortion pill regimen. Read more

Judge halts Ohio restrictions on chemical abortions

Apr 20, 2021

An Ohio judge on Monday halted the state’s requirement that the abortion pill regimen be administered in-person. Read more

Pro-life leaders: Allowing mail-order abortion pill will pose 'grave danger' for women

Apr 13, 2021

Pro-life groups criticized the Biden administration for allowing the distribution of the abortion pill through the mail during the COVID-19... Read more

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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

Supreme Court reinstates FDA’s ban on abortion pills via mail

Jan 12, 2021

By CNA Staff

The U.S. Supreme Court in a 6-3 decision Tuesday reversed a federal judge’s injunction that had blocked FDA rules requiring... 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

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Italian bishops' newspaper faces pushback after letter supports abortion law

Aug 28, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

The newspaper of the Italian bishops’ conference is facing criticism after it published a letter Wednesday arguing that Catholics can... Read more

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Italy considers allowing abortion pill without hospitalization

Aug 8, 2020

By Hannah Brockhaus

Italy’s health ministry is expected to approve a proposal to remove mandatory hospitalization for the administration of the abortion pill... Read more

UK push for at-home abortion pills denounced as unsafe

Dec 3, 2019

A pro-life group in the UK has decried a report from a London-based medical association calling for women to be... Read more

The California capitol.

California Catholic Conference asks governor to veto college abortion bill

Sep 16, 2019

California legislators passed a bill Friday that would require all state universities to offer medication abortions, despite the objections of... Read more