Parliamentary Network E-News

Volume 14
No. 2
April, 2020

Telemedicine for abortion

Telemedicine- the practice of a healthcare provider connecting remotely with a patient-has long been a goal of pro-abortion activists. With the need to protect patients from the coronavirus by asking them at stay at home, telemedicine is increasingly being employed as a way to diagnosis and offer treatment to patients and abortion activists want to see abortion included. An article in Mother Jones, The Coronavirus Is Making the Case for Abortion Via Telemedicinedetails the push to allow abortion to be “treated” remotely. It quotes Dr. Daniel Grossman, director of the research group Advancing New Standards in Reproductive Health, who called telemedicine “the perfect solution” for women looking to terminate early pregnancies. He said, “Unfortunately, it’s burdened by the restrictions in 18 states that completely ban telemedicine abortion care and then it’s also restricted due to the risk evaluation and mitigation strategy for mifepristone, which limits the possibility of doing direct to patient telemedicine”, referring to the FDA regulations on Mifepristone which only allow the drug to be obtained from select health providers in person.

 
 
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In This Issue

 

Defending Life

Abortion Funding Kept Out of Coronavirus Aid Act

Pandemic Concerns Halts Some Abortions

Physicians Declare: Abortion is Not Essential Healthcare

Pro-Life Leaders Seek Abortion Clinic Compliance

Disability Community Must be Protected

International Pressure for Abortion

Pandemic Viewed by Pro-Abortionists as an Opportunity

Attorneys General Seek Mail Order Abortion Drugs

Northern Ireland: UK Enacts Abortion on Demand amid Pandemic

Northern Ireland: Struggle to Stop DIY Abortion

UK: DIY Abortions No Longer Banned

Telemedicine for Abortion

South Australia: Abortion Activists Seek Telemedicine Abortion

 

Focus on the United Nations

CSW Declaration Disappoints Pro-Abortion Activists

Legislative News

Democratic Pro-Life Leader Loses Primary

UK: New Report Reveals Unborn Babies Feel Pain Earlier

Canada: New Bill Would Ban Sex-Selective Abortions

India: Lower House Votes to Extend Abortion Limit to 24 Weeks

New Zealand: Parliament Votes to Legalize Abortion

 

Executive News

Argentina: Plans to Legalize Abortion on Hold Due to COVID-19

 

Judicial News

EU: Court of Human Rights Denies Conscience Rights

 


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