Jane Henney says the restrictions are dangerous during a pandemic because they require unnecessary travel and contact between patients and providers.
Abortion pills have to be picked up in person at a clinic. Experts say that has to change during the coronavirus pandemic.
The Supreme Court is hearing a case that could be devastating for Roe v. Wade. But there are other ways to expand abortion access.
We talked to three people who ordered abortion pills online from a doctor who charges $90—or less if you can't afford it.
And it's not just because of restrictive state laws.
Experts say the number would be even higher if the FDA loosened its restrictions on medication abortion.
There's a growing consensus that the FDA's regulations on abortion pills aren't medically necessary.
“I will not be deterred,” she said.
The abortion pill is safe and easy—and it could give American women unprecedented reproductive autonomy. Its political opponents have spent over a decade ensuring this doesn't happen.
In 2011, Ohio Republicans passed a law requiring abortion providers to follow outdated requirements for the abortion pill. As a result, women needed additional treatment, incurred higher costs, and were nearly twice as likely to experience side effects.