Some GOP-Led States Target Abortions Done Through Medication
Abortion opponents are pushing legislation in several Republican-led states to restrict and in some cases ban providers from prescribing abortion medication via telemedicine.
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About 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through medication — rather than surgery — and that option has become all the more pivotal during the COVID-19 pandemic. Abortion rights advocates say the pandemic has demonstrated the value of medical care provided virtually, including the privacy and convenience of abortions taking place in a woman’s home, instead of a clinic. Abortion opponents, worried the method will become increasingly prevalent, are pushing legislation…