July 15, 2010
Weve previously written about the Food and Drug Administrations (FDA) review of what is being labeled a new and more effective emergency contraceptive, ulipristal acetate, better known by its trade name, Ella.
The controversial drug is a very effective contraceptive, but lesser known is the critical information that the drug can also cause abortions and chemically and functionally resembles the one legal abortion pill in the U.S., mifepristone (RU-486).
There are many serious misconceptions about this drug under consideration for approval. To learn more, please see the following information compiled by FRC.