2 More Women Die After Taking Abortion Pill


Is the abortion pill really safe?

According to this article in an archived issue of the New York Times, we learn that the abortion pill kills and women die because of the abortion pill.

Published: March 17, 2006 WASHINGTON, March 17 — After receiving reports that two more women died after taking abortion pills, Planned Parenthood, the nation’s largest provider of abortions, announced today that it would immediately change the way it gives the medicines. The change resolves a long-running dispute between Planned.

Before you swallow the abortion pill, get the facts!

Research has shown that very few serious complications result from medical abortions in comparison to the number of women who experience successful medical abortions. 16 17 20 21 22

In the few cases that a surgical intervention such as a curettage (vacuum aspiration) is needed, this can be managed by the same health care facilities that care for women who have had miscarriages.

Length of pregnancy % of women needing further medical care
0- 49 days (0-7 weeks) 2 %
40-63 days (7-9 weeks) 2.5%
64-70 days (9-10 weeks) 2.7%
71-77 days (10-11 weeks) 3.3%

2 or 3 out of every 100 women that have medical abortions will need to go to a local doctor, first aid center, or hospital to receive further medical care such as vacuum aspiration.

This risk is equal to that of requiring medical care for an allergic reaction after using penicillin. 56 57(Further medical care consists of vacuum aspiration for a continuing pregnancy or an incomplete abortion.)

The Blackmun Wall

Women die because of legal abortion
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The Blackmun Wall is a listing of the women killed by legal abortions, along with information regarding the circumstances of their death. We named this project after Harry Blackmun.

Justice Blackmun was the U.S. Supreme Court justice who wrote the Roe v. Wade decision, which legalized abortion and launched America’s Holocaust.

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