Eight. That’s the number of women who have died from a severe bacterial infection following use of RU-486 (also known as Mifeprex). In all eight cases, the women were instructed to use the abortion drugs in a way that has not been approved by the FDA.
Zero. That’s the number of women who have died from a severe bacterial infection after using RU-486 in the way approved by the FDA. And yet all over the country, Planned Parenthood clinics instruct women to use RU-486 in a way that is not deemed safe by the FDA.
Moreover, Planned Parenthood is going out of its way to make sure it can continue this misuse. For example, since 2004, the abortion giant has been fighting an Ohio law that requires it to follow FDA guidelines when administering RU-486.
And most recently, Planned Parenthood collaborated with the pro-abortion American College of Obstetricians & Gynecologists (ACOG) to publish a “study” purportedly showing that the unapproved use of RU-486 is “safe” for women. Yet, an important fact—missed by some—completely undercuts Planned Parenthood’s intended conclusion: the ACOG study did not differentiate between patients who have used the drugs according to the FDA protocol and those who have been instructed to use the drugs in an unapproved manner.
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