Posts Tagged:telemedicine

South Dakota Governor Issues Executive Order Restricting ‘Telemedicine’ Abortions

Gov. Kristi Noem, R-SD, has signed an executive order prohibiting the abortion industry from prescribing and selling abortion-inducing drugs online. Under Noem’s new order, only licensed South Dakota doctors may prescribe abortion-inducing drugs, and then only after an in-person exam. In addition, the order dictated that the state collect data on harmful side effects of…Read More

Proposal for at-home medical abortion puts ‘profit ahead of people’, says prolife Democrat

A move to eliminate the in-person requirement for medical abortions and to allow abortion pills to be distributed through the mail will harm women and only serve corporate interests, says one pro-life activist. Four members of the US House of Representatives submitted a resolution Aug. 19 to eliminate the requirement that a woman seeking to…Read More

Planned Parenthood president hails ‘silver lining’ to coronavirus

Planned Parenthood’s president has hailed an increase in telehealth services, including access to chemical abortions, as a “silver lining” of the coronavirus pandemic. “It is actually a silver lining in this pandemic, that Planned Parenthood and many other health providers have actually been able to really lean into telehealth infrastructure and provide service,” said Alexis…Read More

Oklahoma County judge refuses to temporarily halt two abortion laws

An Oklahoma County District Court judge on Friday refused to temporarily halt state laws that say only physicians can perform abortions in Oklahoma, and they can’t do so using telemedicine. Judge Natalie Mai quashed two motions for temporary injunction challenging longstanding Oklahoma laws. Oklahoma City’s Trust Women clinic, which was represented in court by attorneys…Read More