The federal Food and Drug Administration (FDA) made mifepristone (the early option of abortion by pills, or medication abortion) more accessible to women, but still kept in place unnecessary regulations.
An Arizona judge permanently blocked an anti-abortion law on Thursday that would have severely restricted access to medication abortions.
Although drug mifepristone is most commonly used for early abortion, Beth Jordan, MD., explains why it should also be widely available to treat life-saving medical and mental health conditions that disproportionately impact women.
An Oklahoma state district court judge has refused to block a state law restricting medication abortion, clearing the way for the law to go into affect on November 1.
The North Dakota Supreme Court yesterday upheld a set of misguided restrictions on medication abortion, allowing what is effectively a ban on early, non-surgical abortions in the state to go into effect immediately.