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Media Mention June 1, 2017

Online access to abortion pill may be safe alternative to clinics

Women who don’t have access to reproductive health clinics can safely use telemedicine services to consult with a doctor and get drugs to terminate their pregnancy without surgery, suggests a study conducted by LBJ professor Abigail Aiken.

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Media Mention May 26, 2017

Gov. Abbott's gun joke to reporters: ill-timed or too far?

Celebratory target practice -- that's how Texas Governor Greg Abbott marked signing new gun-related legislation into law, but one quip about his spot-on shots has the governor taking heat.

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Media Mention May 23, 2017

MANCHESTER ATTACK ON YOUNG CONCERT-GOERS SHOWS ‘UTTER DEPRAVITY’ OF TERRORISTS

Around the world, people are sharing expressions of outrage, concern and solidarity with the people of Manchester, England. Dr. William Inboden served as the senior director for strategic planning on the National Security Council under President George W. Bush, and is currently Executive Director

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The Manchester Arena, where Monday's terrorist attack took place.
Media Mention May 21, 2017

State of Texas: The threat of a special session

There’s just over a week to go in the legislative session. But state lawmakers learned that they may have to spend a little more time in Austin than they expected. On Wednesday, Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick promised to push lawmakers toward a special session unless House members approve two controversial

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Media Mention May 17, 2017

Online abortion services 'alternative to unsafe methods'

Online abortion services can offer an alternative to unsafe methods to end a pregnancy, research from LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken has suggested.

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Media Mention May 17, 2017

Can Women Safely Take Abortion Pills At Home?

Abortion pills are as safe as clinical abortion, according to new research from the LBJ School's Abigail AIken.

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Media Mention May 17, 2017

Seeking medical abortions online is safe and effective, study finds

Almost 95% of those seeking drugs and advice online safely ended their pregnancy without medical intervention, say LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken, although women should still be wary of scammers.

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Photograph: Fatima Faizi for the Guardian
Media Mention May 17, 2017

Women Can Safely Induce Their Own Abortions, New Study Finds

Women living in countries with strict anti-abortion laws have long turned to dangerous methods to end their pregnancies, but the internet has slowly changed the nature of “back-alley” abortions by making the abortion pill available to women worldwide. A new study from LBJ Professor Abigail Aiken is

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

UNDERSTANDING SYRIAN CREMATORIUM NEWS AND HOW IT MAY RELATE TO RUSSIA

University of Texas LBJ School of Public Affairs Professor Alan Kuperman calls President Trump the most “unpredictable” in American history.

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Media Mention May 16, 2017

Study finds that 'home abortions' using pills and online support are safe

An online "home abortion service" can be an alternative to other unsafe methods of ending pregnancies, a study by LBJ professor Abigail Aiken concluded.

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