5 fast facts about medical abortion, backed by doctors who know their stuff
“Abortion using medications is very safe,” one physician says. “This has been very well studied and really millions of patients have now used it in the US.”
If the Supreme Court overturns Roe v. Wade as the unprecedented leaked draft opinion by Justice Samuel Alito indicates could happen as soon as next month, abortion pills may be the last safe resort for people seeking to terminate their pregnancy.
As anti-abortion activists work with state legislatures to restrict access to or outright ban medication abortion, it may be helpful to ground yourself in the science of abortion pills in the face of rising tensions and rampant misinformation.
Below are five facts about medical abortion, backed by doctors who know their stuff.