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What are Abortifacients?

An abortifacient is "a drug or agent that induces an abortion."[1] The problem is that manufactures hide these drugs under the name "contraception" to make them more appealing to consumers. Many Contraceptives are Abortifacients in Disguise In 1963, the United States Department of Health, Education and Welfare (HEW) shared the [...]

Depo-Provera: Injectable Abortion

1. What is Depo-Provera? The Depo-Provera injection is a type of hormonal anti-fertility drug that works at times as a contraceptive, but also sometimes as an abortifacient, a drug that causes abortion in some instances. Its active ingredient is depot medroxyprogesterone acetate (DMPA), a synthetic form of the natural hormone progesterone [...]

By |2019-10-17T09:07:06-04:00July 22nd, 2013|Categories: Abortifacients, Abortion, Contraception|Tags: , , , |

Administration of Plan B Contraceptives to Victims of Rape

May victims of rape be administered a “Plan B” (levonorgestrel-only) contraceptive? Catholic bishops, ethicists, and researchers have given a variety of answers to this question. Some forbid its use entirely, others permit it only after certain tests are done, still others allow it every time a victim of rape seeks [...]

By |2019-04-20T12:27:59-04:00April 23rd, 2013|Categories: Abortifacients, Abortion, Contraception|Tags: , |