On September 28th, 2000, the Food & Drug Administration (FDA) approved the use of mifepristone (also known as RU486 or “the abortion pill”) for use in the United States. This is a significant milestone since mifepristone is the first and only FDA-approved medication to provide women with a safe and effective nonsurgical option to end an early pregnancy. Since then, more than 2 million women throughout the country have chosen medication abortion to regain control over their reproductive health.
Read the whole thing over on the NWLC’s blog, Womenstake.
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