Critical Safeguards for Chemical Abortion Must be Restored

Federal appeals court ruled Wednesday that mifepristone, one of two pills used in medication abortions, should not be prescribed past seven weeks of pregnancy or via telemedicine. However, a previous stay by the Supreme Court means this won’t go into effect right away. As reported by NPR, the pills will remain on the market in states where abortion is legal and available by telemedicine and mail for the time being.

For more information on what is at stake, read here.