morning-after pill

Another Kind of Dictatorship Reveals the Truth in Albania

Dr. Gjoni, Bishop Msgr. Ottavio Vitale from Lezhe, Albania, and HLI's Joannes Bucher. LEZHE, Albania -- Shortly after Pope Francis had visited this country in 2014 with its “long path of suffering,” notably under the dictatorship of Enver Hoxha, I gave a talk in Lezhë, a mostly Catholic [...]

By |2019-04-27T16:00:31-04:00February 18th, 2017|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , |

Should Catholic Hospitals Use the Morning-After Pill for Rape Victims?

Even with all of the different contraceptives and abortifacients on the market today, women forget to use their birth control, think their birth control method might have failed, or were coerced into sex. Many of these women resort to “emergency contraception,” a term that covers several drugs or devices that [...]

By |2019-09-26T07:14:16-04:00February 2nd, 2015|Categories: Abortifacients, Abortion, Contraception|Tags: , , |

Unprotected Sex is “Safe” with “Emergency Contraception”?

Guest Post by Krista Shaw To the American viewer the towering billboard's purpose is ambiguous. But to young Ethiopian women, the lovely young woman is a picture of confidence and “progress.” Even to the target audience it takes a moment to realize that the small foil package in her hand, [...]

By |2019-04-24T22:35:14-04:00July 28th, 2013|Categories: HLI News|Tags: , , , |

South Korea Drops Prescriptions for Emergency Contraception

The Korean Food and Drug Administration (KFDA) announced Thursday that the purchase of emergency contraceptives, known as morning-after pills, will no longer be regulated by medical doctors, and the drugs will now be available over-the-counter (OTC). The KFDA also reversed its policy on non-emergency oral contraceptives, announcing that purchase will [...]