Pro-life group backs FDA's ban on online abortion pill sales amid lawsuit | 9/16/2019 | Staff
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A national pro-life organization says it's backing the Food & Drug Administration's ban on online abortion pill sales following a lawsuit filed by an abortionist whose best known for her Women on Waves abortion ship.

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Abortionist Rebecca Gomperts, a registered physician in Austria and founder and director of Women on Waves and Women on Web filed a complaint last week against the FDA in the U.S. District Court for the District of Idaho, on behalf of Aid Access, another site she founded that also sells abortion pills online.

Randall K. O'Bannon of the pro-life group the National Right to Life Committee, told The Christian Post that "the evidence out there of the risks and dangers associated with these pills show that the FDA is more than justified in maintaining strict controls on their distribution and use."

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"Gomperts' lawsuit may serve to advance her group's agenda, but it will not serve the health and safety interests of women — or their unborn babies," O'Bannon said.

O'Bannon said Gomperts' lawsuit is part of an effort to reduce the FDA's rules and regulations on abortion drugs, even though regulations were already loosened under the Obama administration.

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"They considered any regulation requiring a pregnant mom to actually visit the clinic or preventing a prescriber from sending the pills by mail burdensome and unnecessary," O'Bannon said.

Sue Turner director of Physicians for Life, previously told CP that when mifepristone first came out, the FDA had a protocol for it to be used through seven weeks, or 49 days from conception. … “But the longer you wait, she said, “the less effective it is.”

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Because many abortion clinics in the U.S. were ignoring the FDA’s protocol and using the drug in chemical/medical abortions up to 60 days, states began passing regulations saying they...
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