medication abortion

Ohio House considers requiring docs to use controversial abortion ‘reversal’ messaging

BY: - February 16, 2022

A bill that would require Ohio doctors to provide information about a medically unsupported abortion “reversal” procedure or risk jail time is back under consideration by the Ohio legislature. House Bill 378 was introduced in the House Health Committee on Tuesday, for its first hearing since being brought to the General Assembly in July. The […]

Abortion providers press on as state regulations grow

BY: - July 22, 2021

Ohio’s largest abortion clinic says it will continuing seeing patients and providing care as it awaits the impact of the most recent wave of regulations by the state, and further efforts in the state legislature. The non-profit Preterm in Cleveland has been open for 47 years, through legal barriers galore, on the state, federal and […]

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Lifting federal regulations on medication abortion won’t guarantee access in restrictive states like Ohio

BY: - June 8, 2021

By Danielle Bessett, PhD., and Kelsey Mello Advocates around the country are applauding the U.S. Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) decision earlier this month to review its longstanding restriction on the medication abortion drug mifepristone. Medication abortion is a safe and effective method to end a pregnancy, usually in the privacy of a patient’s own […]

FDA lifts in-person medication abortion regulation

BY: - April 23, 2021

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration lifted regulations on medication abortion drugs, the subject of an Ohio court challenge. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists had been advocating for the remove of an in-person dispensing requirement for mifepristone, a two-drug treatment used in medication abortions. The FDA recently halted enforcement of that dispensing requirement […]

Planned Parenthood sues Ohio over telemedicine abortion law

BY: - April 5, 2021

The national and state chapters of Planned Parenthood sued the state of Ohio Thursday over a law set to go into effect in mid-April that prohibits abortion services conducted through telemedicine. The lawsuit regards Senate Bill 260, signed into law in January and banning an available telehealth option for what’s called a medication abortion. In […]