The United States government took an important step to reduce barriers to abortion access this week.
- Margaret Wurth
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA), a government agency regulating medicines and other products, stated on January 3 that US retail pharmacies will be allowed to dispense mifepristone, a pill used in medical abortion.
Previously, the drug was only offered by certain specialty pharmacies and clinics, limiting access for many people.
This is the latest attempt by the Biden administration to preserve reproductive health access where it can in the…