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  • Court restores abortion pill safeguards

    Boston, MA, April 13, 2023 – Chemical abortion will remain legal in America, for now, but greater safety standards for its use have been reinstated. Last night, a federal appeals court in New Orleans returned restrictions to chemical abortion in the United States, the latest in legal challenges to the use of mifepristone.

  • MCFL asks for revision of Telegram & Gazette report on chemical abortion pill

    Massachusetts Citizens for Life (MCFL), a non-profit and non-governmental organization, is asking Michael McDermott, the executive editor of Telegram & Gazette, to amend and rectify a report titled "Court rulings on medication abortion leave wake of uncertainty in Mass." published on April 9, 2023. The article by reporter Henry Schwan stated that MCFL "did not immediately respond to a request for comment." However, we did respond on time as per Mr. Schwan's criteria.

  • Myrna Maloney Flynn condemns Governor Healey chemical abortion Executive Order

    Myrna Maloney Flynn, the president of Massachusetts Citizens for Life (MCFL), condemned in a statement Governor Maura Healey's chemical abortion executive order, which aims to protect abortion providers in Massachusetts from prosecution if they perform abortions or distribute abortion pills to women who come to Massachusetts for the procedure because it is illegal in their home states.

  • Breaking: Judge freezes FDA abortion pill approval

    Late Friday, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kaczmaryk ordered a hold on federal approval of mifepristone, the first of two drugs prescribed in medical abortions. "The immediate impact of the ruling by Kacsmaryk, which does not go into immediate effect, was unclear," the Associated Press reports.

  • Our pro-life gala keynote speaker is...

    On behalf of the Massachusetts Citizens for Life Board of Directors and our talented staff, it is my sincere pleasure to share this announcement with you today.

  • Urge Governor Healey to veto $1M PRC smear campaign

    We just learned that both the House (153-0) and the Senate (39-0) unanimously passed HB58, the Supplemental Budget. It passed with an Emergency Preamble, allowing it to take immediate effect. Legislators have sent it to Governor Healey for her signature.

  • Potential ban on mifepristone: Texas judge to hear case that could affect medical abortions in the US

    A Texas judge is set to hear arguments on Wednesday, March 15, at 9:00 a.m., in a case that could outlaw mifepristone, one of the drugs used in medical abortions. Currently, mifepristone is used in more than half of all U.S. abortions. In 2021, 8,311 medical abortions took place in the Commonwealth, just over 49% of the state's total number of abortions that year.

  • Abortion Pill Reversal: MCFL Hosts Virtual Speaker Series with Dr. George Delgado

    Dr. George Delgado

    Massachusetts Citizens for Life successfully hosted a virtual speaker series on February 28, 2023, featuring Dr. George Delgado, F.A.A.F.P., Medical Director of Abortion Pill Reversal (APR) and of Culture of Life Family Health Care. The event was hosted on Zoom by the organization's president, Myrna Maloney Flynn.