Global evidence on medical abortion shows how the US can protect reproductive rights

BY AMANDA SELLER
05/20/22

As the U.S. Supreme Court weighs whether to overturn Roe v. Wade, the next battle in reproductive rights is already heating up: access to abortion pills.

Republican-controlled state legislatures, buoyed by the court’s leaked draft opinion, are rushing to pass a swathe of new laws that aim to criminalize what would otherwise be a lifeline — the distribution of abortion pills. There are already several states that have proposed or enacted laws banning “pills by mail.” In Texas, a recent law went into effect that also makes the provision of abortion pills after seven weeks of pregnancy a felony.
https://thehill.com/opinion/healthcare/3496222-global-evidence-on-medical-abortion-shows-how-the-us-can-protect-reproductive-rights/