Abortion Groups Claim Abortion Pill is Totally Safe. FDA’s Latest Numbers Expose the Lie

22 women have are known to have died from taking the abortion pill since 2000.

By Published on July 25, 2018

Women’s health groups continuously claim that abortion, and particularly the abortion pill, is safe, but data shows that a number of women have died in 2018 from taking pregnancy terminating drugs.

Planned Parenthood, NARAL Pro-Choice America, Whole Women’s Health and other abortion providers contend that abortion is totally safe and that attempts to educate women about the risks of abortion are disingenuous ploys intended to restrict abortion access. The Food and Drug Administration’s most recent update, however, shows that 22 women have died since 2000 from taking the abortion pill.

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“As of December 31, 2017, there were reports of 22 deaths of women associated with mifepristone since the product was approved in September 2000,” the FDA’s March 28 report reads. Those deaths included two ectopic pregnancies resulting in death and several cases of fatal severe infection.

The abortion pill is 98 percent effective for women less than eight weeks pregnant and 96 percent effective for women eight to nine weeks pregnant. The pill is 91 to 93 percent effective for women who are between nine and 10 weeks along in pregnancy, according to Planned Parenthood.

The pill costs roughly $300 to $800 depending on the state and the woman’s health care plan.

“Safe, legal, and rare” is some stigmatizing bull****.

I will provide as many abortions as people need. If you need one #abortion or two abortions or twelve abortions, I’m here for you. #sorrynotsorry #shoutyourabortion https://t.co/1YV5GzVnD7

— Dr. Diane Horvath-Cosper (@GynAndTonic) July 25, 2018

Complications from the abortion pill, RU486, have also skyrocketed in Ohio, according to a July 20 Operation Rescue report. There were 106 complications due to pill-induced abortions in 2017, a 44-percent increase from 2016 and an 87-percent increase from 2014.

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Ohio abortion clinics saw 192 abortion medication complications between 2014 and 2017, and the abortion pill has already caused 47 medical complications in 2018.

 

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  • myintx

    Abortion isn’t safe. A human being’s life is always at risk and is killed 99.99999% of the time. Gianna Jessen was lucky enough to survive the attempt on her life

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