Iowa Board of Medicine Votes to Halt Webcam Abortion Pill Scheme

By Cheryl Sullenger Des Moines, IA – The Iowa Board of Medicine voted 8-2 on Friday to adopt new regulations that would ban the practice of distributing abortion pills over an internet video-conferencing connection, known as “telemed” or “webcam” abortions. “How can any of us possibly find that a medical abortion performed over the Internet […]

Operation Rescue Calls on Iowa Senator Kent Sorenson to Resign in Light of Ethics Breaches

Des Moines, Iowa – Operation Rescue was saddened to hear that the Iowa State Senate Ethics Committee has referred an ethics complaint against Iowa State Sen. Kent Sorenson to a special investigator after admissions he committed violations became public. Sorenson is a Republican and self-proclaimed pro-life advocate. Because of the distraction this scandal has caused […]

Iowa Webcam Abortion Flap: Planned Parenthood’s False Indignation over Single Pro-life Letter Deflects from Their Own “E-Mail-Gate” Scandal

By Cheryl Sullenger Des Moines, Iowa — A group of Iowa physicians and health care professionals have petitioned the Iowa Board of Medicine to begin making rules changes to halt the practice of dispensing abortion pills via webcam outside the physical presence of a doctor. The Board voted 8-2 to in June to begin the […]

Wisconsin Planned Parenthood Halts Medication Abortions While Bans March Through States

Madison, WI – Planned Parenthood announced last week that it would stop dispensing abortion pills at all of its Wisconsin locations after Gov. Scott Walker signed a bill into law banning the dangerous drugs without the presence of a license physician. This law virtually bans the practice of telemed, or webcam abortions. Medication abortions account […]

Webcam Abortion Bans March Forward While Former Planned Parenthood Manager Speaks Out

Washington, D.C. — In March, 2010, Operation Rescue released a ground-breaking investigative report detailing the discovery that Planned Parenthood of the Heartland was engaged in the experimental practice of distributing abortion pills over a video-conferencing connection without the presence of a licensed physician, which became known as “telemed” or “webcam” abortions. That report shocked the […]