Among physicians who oppose abortion, there is no consensus with regard to the abortive potential of hormone-based birth control methods. One of us (WFC., Jr.) was for several years convinced that labeling birth control pills as abortifacient was the work of an extremist right wing. So it is no small thing for scientists to be saying now that perhaps the birth control pill does not sometimes operate as an abortifacient. An article.
Nonetheless, widespread opposition to contraceptives, especially the IUD, persists because they are considered abortifacients. In terms of the IUD, there is. But hormonal contraceptives, like the Pill, NuvaRing, patch, IUD, etc., are birth control as only a contraceptive, and not an abortifacient: the. This page compares the issues of contraception and abortion, which are regard this as a very early abortion, and describe such techniques as " abortifacient".
We don't believe that it's wrong to prevent fertilization, but we oppose any method of so-called "birth control" that functions as an abortifacient – that is to say, any. Summary: Chapter V. Jurists approve abortive contraception. I. The Model Penal Code of the American Institute of Law (ALI). The American. Being fully informed by the provider about a drug as potent as hormonal contraceptives is a basic and well recognized right of patients. In order to prevent pregnancy, birth control pills employ several mechanisms. Unfortunately, not all doctors are aware that the Pill can act as an abortifacient.