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Biden issues Presidential Memorandum to protect access to abortion

On what should have been the 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, President Biden signed a Presidential Memorandum instructing government agencies to protect access to mifepristone throughout the country. Mifepristone is the FDA approved drug used in medication abortions, which account for the majority of abortions in the country. The president’s memo addresses the Attorney […]

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South Carolina’s Supreme Court overturns state 6-week abortion ban

In a striking decision for the historically conservative state, the South Carolina Supreme Court declared the state’s law banning abortions after 6 weeks of pregnancy as unconstitutional. The 3-2 decision was based on the explicit right to privacy granted to citizens in the state’s constitution. “We hold that the decision to terminate a pregnancy rests […]

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FDA rings in new year with an expansion of abortion access

Abortion advocates had cause for celebration in the first week of 2023 as the FDA loosened its regulations on mifepristone, a drug used in medication abortions. The rule change allows for the medication to be prescribed by licensed healthcare providers over telehealth and to be dispensed through a wider range of certified pharmacies, either in […]