The FDA approved mifepristone in 2000. Since, it has become the most preferred method of abortion for over 50% of women. According to the Library of Medicine,“Used together with a provider's direction, a two-medication regimen successfully terminates a pregnancy within 10 weeks of conception in 99.6% of cases with a .4% risk of major complications.”… Continue reading What’s Next?
I volunteered at Planned Parenthood in the early 70s. At that time, abortions were illegal in the United States. Many paid the ultimate price for demanding control over their bodies. They used anything they thought might work- some plunged coat hangers into their uterus and then bled out, alone and afraid. Too often they were… Continue reading Do We Really Want to Return to the Dark Ages?