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February 3, 2023
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…WARNER: The last time we were together, we told you the story of an amateur smuggling operation bringing abortion pills into Ukraine right after the invasion.
WEBSTER: That story was called Ukraine: Under The Counter. It's in both of our feeds. Go listen.
By David Shortell, CNN
Wed July 13, 2022
Mexico City (CNN) One day late last month, as new abortion restrictions began taking shape in US states, three Mexican women quietly crossed into the country at different points along the border, dozens of abortion-inducing pills hidden in their belongings.
The medication, an FDA-approved two-drug combination, had traveled across the interior of Mexico in the previous days, handled by an underground network of some 30 organizations in the country.
New York Woman Faces Up to Eight Years Behind Bars for Selling Abortion Pills Online
In February, FDA agents showed up at Ursula Wing’s door with an arrest warrant and seized her computer and phones, her daughter’s iPad, boxes of medication abortion pills, and a dozen packages that she was set to mail.
Aug 9, 2019
A New York City woman who sold medication abortion pills to more than 2,000 people over two years has been indicted on federal charges of conspiracy to defraud the United States and introducing misbranded drugs into interstate commerce. If convicted, she could face up to eight years in prison.
In 2012, the woman, Ursula Wing, posted on her blog the Macrobiotic Stoner about her experience terminating her pregnancy using pills that she had bought online. Four years later, she found herself running a business providing medication abortion pills to customers who needed them, including a teenager who was afraid to tell her parents that she was pregnant, and a woman who hid her abortion from her abusive partner.
Gynecologist smuggling abortion pills – Sells 1 pill for 100 KD to Indians and Filipinos
Feb 16, 2019
KUWAIT CITY: Security officers at the Kuwait International Airport have arrested an unidentified female gynecologist for attempting to smuggle into the country large quantities of medicine pills to induce abortion, reports Al- Shahed daily.
According to the daily, the doctor works for a private hospital and earns a monthly salary of KD 2,000. She has admitted to selling one pill for KD 100 to Indians and Filipinos. The doctor has been referred to the authorities for further interrogation.