Nebraska lawmakers passed a law banning abortions in which a patient
communicates via webcam with an abortionist, who may be in another town
or city. Simply put, the doctor asks the patient a few questions and
then presses a button, which activates a drawer that opens and provides
Planned Parenthood uses the telemed abortion method in Iowa and
reportedly had plans to spread elsewhere. But Julie Schmit Albin of
Nebraska Right to Life says Nebraska took quick action to stop it with
legislation that could be a model for other states.
RU-486 has proven to have dangerous side effects, including excessive
bleeding and – because it is self-administered – women having no medical
help readily available in case of an emergency.