Pro-life groups put brakes on improved contraceptive pill

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It sounds like a dream ticket for women: a safer contraceptive pill that also treats a range of health problems. But the drug’s development is being delayed because in high doses, it is the abortion pill reviled by the anti-abortion lobby and the government of George Bush, says David Baird, a reproductive endocrinologist at the University of Edinburgh, UK, speaking on Monday at a press briefing in London. “Lack of investment in these compounds for use in conditions other than contraception has stemmed from the Bush administration and its policies,” he says. In high doses,