Mifepristone Access Imperiled By Supreme Court’s Draft Decision Overturning Abortion Rights
Clinicians in states that ban abortion could face criminal prosecution for providing mifepristone. Access to medical abortion ‘is not a panacea’ if the court overrules Roe v. Wade as people using the drug face risks from aggressive prosecutors, ACLU attorney says.
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