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  1. 'Unusual' delay on Health Canada ruling on abortion pill, says profRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | University of British Columbia

    Health Canada is taking longer than usual to reach a decision on whether to approve an abortion pill called mifepristone for market, according to a York University professor. "The difference that mifepristone could make is that all of a sudden any family physician across Canada a will be able to offer this to women and girls with unintended, unwanted pregnancies," said UBC medicine professor Wendy Norman, who is also a family doctor.

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  2. 'Unusual' delay on Health Canada ruling on abortion pill, professor saysRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 24 | Globe and Mail

    Health Canada has been considering the application of mifepristone for more than 750 days, far longer than the usual 300-day process. Mifepristone can terminate an early pregnancy when combined with an approved, contraction-inducing drug.

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  3. Health Canada decision on abortion pill set for mid-JanuaryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | Globe and Mail

    Health Canada has set an internal deadline of mid-January to finally make a decision on the abortion pill, a drug that is already available in 60 countries but has been stuck in Canada's drug-approval pipeline for more than three years. The pro-choice advocates and researchers who have been helping a small European drug company with its Canadian application say they have encountered an unusual amount of antipathy from the regulators who will decide if Canadian women get access mifepristone, a pill that can end an early pregnancy when combined with a drug that is already sold in this country.

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  4. A new pro-abortion report underestimates the risks to womenRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | World Magazine

    Undergoing an abortion is a safe procedure, claims a study conducted by researchers at the University of California San Francisco . But pro-life advocates say the research actually reveals that abortions threaten the health of thousands of women each year.

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  5. Supreme Court rejects Arizona appeal over abortion drug lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Medical Daily

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked Arizona from enforcing a state law that restricts access to abortion-inducing drugs by prohibiting off-label uses of RU-486, the so-called "abortion pill." The high court's refusal to hear the state's appeal means that an April ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that prevented the law from going into effect while litigation continued will remain intact.

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  6. Supreme Court Refuses To Limit Abortion Drug's UseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | KTOO-TV Juneau

    Bottles of the abortion-inducing drug RU-486 are shown in 2010 at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Des Moines, Iowa. Charlie Neibergall/AP The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked enforcement of an Arizona law aimed at limiting use of the increasingly popular abortion pill.

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  7. Supreme Court blocks Arizona from restricting access to 'abortion pill'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Washington Examiner

    The Supreme Court has stopped Arizona from enforcing a law that restricts access to abortion-inducing drugs until a legal challenge to the rules plays out in the courts. The justices left in place an appeals court ruling that blocked Arizona from regulating when and how women can take medications that cause abortions, such as RU-486, the so-called "abortion pill."

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  8. Justices Reject Arizona Bid Over Abortion DrugsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Pharmaceutical Processing

    The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on medical abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that blocked rules that regulate where and how women can take drugs that induce abortion.

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  9. Supreme Court rejects another RU-486 caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | World Magazine

    Today the Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal of a 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruling blocking Arizona's regulations for the medical abortion drug regimen RU-486. This is the second time in about a year that the high court has declined to hear such a case, but pro-life lawyers think the court will take a similar case soon.

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  10. Supreme Court won't hear appeal of Ariz. medical abortion lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | UPI

    The U.S. Supreme Court declined Monday to review a lower court decision that barred Arizona from enforcing limits on medical abortions. The Arizona law, passed in 2012, requires doctors to follow Food and Drug Administration protocols when prescribing RU-486 or mifepristone.

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  11. Restrictive Arizona abortion law blocked as Supreme Court refuses to overturn rulingRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Daily Kos

    Abortions induced through medications will remain legal in Arizona for now, reports the Arizona Capitol Times . The Supreme Court declined to overturn an appeals court ruling that blocked the law, which attempted to place restrictions on a drug used to induce abortions through the ninth week of pregnancy.

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  12. Arizona's abortion drug law to remain blocked after Supreme Court rejects state's appealRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Raw Story

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked Arizona from enforcing a state law that restricts access to abortion-inducing drugs by prohibiting off-label uses of RU-486, the so-called "abortion pill." The high court's refusal to hear the state's appeal means that an April ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that prevented the law from going into effect while litigation continued will remain intact.

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  13. U.S. top court rejects Arizona appeal over abortion drug lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | AlertNet

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  14. Supreme Court turns down Arizona appeal to limit abortion drugsRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | The Baltimore Sun

    The Supreme Court on Monday turned down Arizona's bid to limit how doctors prescribe drugs that are commonly used in early abortions. The justices in an unsigned order dismissed an appeal from Arizona state lawyers and let stand a lower court ruling that blocked the abortion regulation from taking effect.

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  15. Health Highlights: Dec. 15, 2014Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WebMD

    A lower court ruling temporarily blocking an Arizona law limiting the use of an abortion drug was upheld Monday by the U.S. Supreme Court. Under the 2012 law, abortion providers must adhere to a 2000 Food and Drug Administration protocol for mifepristone, also called RU-486, that calls for the drug to be given in higher doses than is common today, and only in the first seven weeks of pregnancy, The New York Times reported.

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  16. U.S. Supreme Court Blocks AZ Abortion LawRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Tucson Weekly

    The Arizona Legislature's efforts to make it harder for women to use medication to terminate their pregnancies hit another roadblock today as the U.S. Supreme Court kept the law on hold pending trial. The 2012 law created new regulations that required doctors who prescribed the abortion-inducing drug Mifeprex to use protocols that were laid out when the FDA first approved the medication, which limited the use of the drug to the first seven weeks of pregnancy.

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  17. Supreme Court Refusing To Allow Ariz. To Enforce Restrictions On AbortionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | CBS Local

    The Justices of the U.S. Supreme Court sit for their official photograph on Oct. 8, 2010 at the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON - The Supreme Court is refusing to allow Arizona to enforce stringent restrictions on medical abortions while a challenge to those rules plays out in lower courts. The justices on Monday left in place a lower court ruling that blocked rules that regulate where and how women can take drugs that induce abortion.

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  18. SCOTUS declines to take abortion drug caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | The Hill

    The Supreme Court said Monday it would not intervene in a challenge to Arizona's law limiting access to medication abortions, leaving the rule blocked while the case proceeds through the lower courts. The state is prevented from enforcing its 2012 law under a separate ruling by the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, and the justices decided not to take up an appeal from the state of that decision.

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  19. U.S. top court rejects Arizona appeal over abortio...Read the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | WTAQ-AM Green Bay

    The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday blocked Arizona from enforcing a state law that restricts access to abortion-inducing drugs by prohibiting off-label uses of RU-486, the so-called "abortion pill." The high court's refusal to hear the state's appeal means that an April ruling by the San Francisco-based 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that prevented the law from going into effect while litigation continues will remain intact.

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  20. 6 Applause-Worthy Pro-Choice Victories of 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Ms. Magazine

    The war on abortion and reproductive rights has grown alarmingly in the past several years and there are anti-choice politicians and organizations who are obsessed with turning back the clock to a pre- Roe v. Wade era.

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