The Next Abortion Battleground: Chemical Abortion

The Mifeprex abortion pill regimen is used for aborting babies that are up to 10 weeks old (see above image), at which point the baby already has a head, hands, feet, fingers, and toes. The baby also has a heartbeat and brain activity.


The number of abortions being carried out in the United States continues to decline. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that abortions have declined 24 percent between 2009 and 2018. Meanwhile, chemical abortions are at an all-time high, increasing by 73 percent from 2008 to 2017.

This rapid increase in chemical abortions is part of the abortion industry’s long-term strategy to make abortions “self-managed” and unrestricted—despite the profound dangers such poorly supervised medical care poses to women’s health.

Read the Full Publication

Fast Facts