Tag Archives: abortifacient
I’ve published two academic articles on the likely association between the birth control pill (BCP) and unrecognized abortions (the so-called “post-fertilization effect” of the pill):
The ella® abortion drug has been billed by its distributor, the FDA, and abortion advocates as an improved “emergency contraceptive pill.” It is available across the United States via prescription. Upon its release, Watson Pharmaceuticals, based in New Jersey, announced that … Continue reading
I received this email asking a question I frequently receive from young Christian couples trying to decide about which birth control to consider. My answers to him are IN CAPS:
Does the Birth Control Pill Cause Abortions?I’ve published two academic articles on the likely association between the birth control pill (BCP) and unrecognized abortions (the so-called “post-fertilization effect” of the pill):
Long-time readers of this blog know of the difficulties surrounding the labeling of a hormonal birth control medicine as an abortifacient. The crux of the issue is that if you define pregnancy as beginning when the unborn human implants in … Continue reading
Did you know the birth control pill can cause abortions? Jenn Giroux, RN, new Executive Director of HLI America, a new program of Human Life International founded to educate on the physical, emotional, and spiritual harms of contraception. I thought … Continue reading
July 14, 2010 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Filmmaker Trent Herbert has produced a well-researched documentary called “28 Days on the Pill” that exposes the abortifacient properties of the birth control pill. To mark the 50th anniversary of the Pill, the documentary is … Continue reading
LifeNews.com is reporting that abortion advocates are pushing a new drug that they say is an expanded morning after pill, or emergency contraception. However, pro-life doctors and advocates say Ellaone, also known as Ulipristal, works as an abortion drug and … Continue reading
A documentary called “28 Days on the Pill” has been released that seeks to expose the abortifacient properties of the birth control pill. The documentary explains that many forms of birth control pills contain progesterone, which thins the endometrium, the … Continue reading
Below is the list of references I’ve found helpful (and some I have written) on the complex debate about whether the birth control pill can have an abortifacient (or post-fertilization) effect. (Last updated June 20, 2009) Please comment, below, if … Continue reading
ABC News is reporting that a small, but growing number, of pharmacies are refuse to sell brith control that they believe may cause the unrecognized abortion of an unborn child at the earliest stages of development. My Take?
LifeSiteNews.com is reporting that Alliance Defense Fund attorneys filed a lawsuit Monday on behalf of a licensed counselor who was fired after referring a person seeking counsel with a same-sex relationship to a colleague. Rather than attempt to provide a … Continue reading
LifeNews.com is reporting the comments of a Princeton University professor who says women are not using birth control pills correctly and the misuse is resulting in pregnancies and abortions that wouldn’t otherwise occur. Professor James Trussell says about 8 percent of … Continue reading
CitizenLink is reporting that pro-life pharmacies are opening across the country to protect the religious beliefs of their pharmacists. The pharmacies choose not to stock certain contraceptives. Some also refuse to sell tobacco and pornography.