Medication abortion is currently available in 13 states: Hawaii, Washington, Oregon, New Mexico, Colorado, Georgia, New York, Maine, Iowa, Minnesota, Illinois, Maryland and Montana. On March 30, a coalition of 21 state attorneys sent an strongly-worded letter to HHS and FDA to increase access in other states.
Telemedicine abortion combines medication abortion—which uses pills to end a pregnancy—and telemedicine—which allows health providers to supervise the use of abortion pills via videoconferencing or telephone consultations.
In light of confusion as to whether or not Ohio abortion clinics remain open during the coronavirus pandemic, NARAL compiled a list of FAQs to help answer your questions.
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California Governor Gavin Newsom signed SB 24, or The College Student Right to Access Act, into law today—mandating that public universities in California provide medication abortion at their student health centers.
UC student-activists from across the state make their final push to turn SB 24—a bill that would increase access to medical, nonsurgical abortions on college campuses—into law.
The same day that Alabama lawmakers passed the state’s extreme anti-abortion law, traffic to the Plan C website, providing information on self-administered medication abortion, spiked by 1,600 percent.
On March 8, I received a letter from the FDA ordering my organization, Aid Access, to stop providing telemedical abortion services to women who cannot otherwise access safe abortions. But I will not be deterred.
It’s go time—to ensure every person in Alabama, and throughout the U.S., understands what abortion pills are and how people are self-managing their bodily autonomy right now, every day, all around the world.
California Governor Jerry Brown last week vetoed a popular measure that would have expanded abortion access for college students. Students and lawmakers across the state were quick to speak out—and continue rising up.