Planned Parenthood has released a study that claims the abortion
drug RU-486 is safe. But as one pro-lifer points out, a closer look
gives a different conclusion.
The study covering one year
shows one death from RU-486 and 385 patients suffering serious
complications. Cheryl Sullenger of Operation
Rescue tells OneNewsNow more than 250 other women had to be
hospitalized "to be treated with things like blood transfusions and
"So we see this as an indication that these abortion pills are
not safe," she asserts. "And this is just a typical spin from
Planned Parenthood, trying to make us think that up is down and
that wrong is right -- and in this case, we're not buying it."
Sullenger reports that the study was not conducted by
"In fact, the people who were involved in this survey were
members of Planned Parenthood, were on advisory boards to Planned
Parenthood," she relays. "In one case, one received financial
compensation from Danco Laboratories, which is the sole distributor
of the abortion pill in the United States. So these people all had
a vested interest."
The Operation Rescue spokesperson emphasizes that RU-486 is
dangerous. Even so, its use is becoming more common. In fact,
Planned Parenthood plans to have all affiliates doing abortions and
will promote "telemed" abortions, which does not directly involve a