Pregnancy Prevention or Abortion? New Emergency Contraception Pill Walks the Line

More than a "morning after pill", a new emergency contraceptive pill, ellaOne, can prevent pregnancy for up to five days after unprotected intercourse. While it is not yet available in the United States, the new pill may one day offer American women yet another option for preventing pregnancy. But critics of the drug say that it is not so much emergency contraception as emergency abortion. "This is a thinly-veiled attempt to get an abortion drug over-the-counter," said Dr. Donna Harrison,...Full Story
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