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Roe v. Wade
 Roe v. Wade: Full text of the Supreme Court ruling, provided by Findlaw.
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 How the Pill Works
Abortion Pill
 FDA News Release on Approval
 FDA Approval Letter
 FDA Q & A on Mifepristone (RU 486)
 FDA Medication Guide on Mifepristone
Live Online
 Live Online Transcript: Eleanor Smeal, co-founder and president of the Feminist Majority Foundation, answered questions about the recent FDA approval of the abortion pill RU486.
 Live Online Transcript: Susan Willis, assistant director of programs for the National Conference of Catholic Bishops shared the pro-life view on the abortion pill.
Abortion Foe to Be Reappointed to FDA Panel
A physician who is an outspoken opponent of abortion will be reappointed to the Food and Drug Administration's advisory panel on reproductive drugs despite loud protests from abortion rights advocates in Congress and the women's health community.

Previous Articles
Death After Abortion Pill Reignites Safety Debate: Opponents Renew Drive to Ban Drug Woman Took (Post, Nov. 3, 2003)

Drug Firms Gain Church Group's Aid: Claim About Import Measure Stirs Anger (Post, July 23, 2003)

House Bill Would Let Women Skip Doctors (Post, March 25, 2003)

Study Discounts Link Between Abortion, Breast Cancer Risk (Post, Feb. 28, 2003)

Daily Dose (Post, Feb. 11, 2003)

Pope Admonishes Catholic Politicians: Stances Same, but Direct Appeal Unusual (Post, Jan. 17, 2003)

Ehrlich May Back Abortion Restraints: Tougher Consent Bill For Minors Possible (Post, Dec. 10, 2002)

Abortion Pill Sales Rising, Firm Says (Post, Sept. 25, 2002)

President Signs Bill On Abortion Procedures: Move on Pa. Visit Reopens Debate (Post, Aug. 6, 2002)

Pa. Judge Bars Woman From Having Abortion: Father Says He Wants to Keep Child (Post, Aug. 5, 2002)

House Alters Measure on Abortions (Post, July 25, 2002)

Judicial Nominee Challenged on Abortion Views (Post, July 24, 2002)

U.S. Withholds $34 Million in Family Planning Funding to U.N. (Post, July 23, 2002)

Family Planning Funds Withheld: Administration Decides Not to Contribute to U.N. Effort (Post, July 20, 2002)

Senate Votes To Lift Military Abortion Ban: 52-40 Tally Puts Chamber At Odds With House, Bush (Post, June 22, 2002)

Abortion Issue Stalls U.N. Family Planning Funds (Post, May 16, 2002)

War of Words at Youth Summit: U.S. Says Document Endorses Abortion (Post, May 9, 2002)

For Giant-Slayer, an Even Bigger Task: After Primary Win, GOP's Simon Faces Davis in California (Post, April 28, 2002)

Physicians Sent Abortion Pill Alert: Six Women Using RU-486 Taken Ill, and Two Died, Letter Says (Post, April 18, 2002)



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