Meta says it mistakenly restricted a Planned Parenthood post about abortion pills

Facebook parent company Meta says it by mistake recently removed a Planned Parenthood of Michigan post that included information on where to obtain abortion medication. “A medication abortion is a nonsurgical option for ending a pregnancy in the first trimester. Approved by the FDA for use up to roughly 10 weeks of pregnancy, these medications … Read more

Rapper Kodak Black Arrested In Florida For Alleged Possession Of Oxycodone Pills

Rapper ’s extensive ledger of legal problems has another entry. The performer was arrested Friday in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, after dozens of oxycodone pills were discovered in his vehicle during a traffic stop. The 25-year-old rapper was driving a Dodge Durango in Fort Lauderdale when police pulled him over for a suspected illegal window tint. … Read more

Will abortion pills blunt the impact of overturning Roe v. Wade?

The Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization ruling on Friday overturned the 1973 Roe v. Wade decision that established a constitutional right to abortion. The new decision put the matter into the hands of the states, half of which are expected to ban or severely restrict abortion access. In the 72 hours after … Read more

Amazon is limiting purchases of Plan B ‘morning-after’ pills to 3 units a week amid a spike in demand after the overturn

Amazon said it will limit purchases of Plan B to only three per customer each week to prevent shortages Other retailers like Rite Aid also have placed purchase limits on emergency contraceptives This comes as demand for over-the-counter contraceptives surges after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade Amazon said it is temporarily capping purchases … Read more

Instagram and Facebook Are Removing Posts Mentioning Abortion Pills

Following the ‘s of on June 24, and — both subsidiaries of ‘s — have begun removing posts offering, or even mentioning, abortion pills. According to , the media intelligence firm Zignal Labs noticed a surge in searches for abortion pills like mifepristone and misoprostol after the Supreme Court’s ruling. Social media users have taken … Read more

Meta admits to ‘incorrect’ moderation of posts about abortion pills

Facebook has been inconsistently enforcing its rule against buying or selling tobacco, marijuana, as well as medical and non-medical drugs in relation to abortion pills. recently reported that the website has been flagging posts saying “abortion can be mailed” and has even been temporarily restricting some accounts. Engadget was able to the information. As social … Read more

Facebook and Instagram are removing posts offering to mail abortion pills

In the aftermath of the Supreme Court’s decision to overturn Roe v. Wade, some Facebook and Instagram users planning to help distribute legal abortion pills are finding themselves censored. According to a , users on Friday began seeing Facebook remove posts offering to mail abortion pills — the same day that the Supreme Court issued … Read more

Amazon to limit purchases of Plan B and other emergency contraceptive pills

Amazon is limiting sales of Plan B and other emergency contraceptives to three units per customer in the wake of increased demand, the company confirmed to . Last week’s US Supreme Court overturning of Roe v. Wade a of Plan B and other generic brands of levonorgestrel morning-after pills. Customers who order emergency contraception on … Read more