If abortion is banned, women still have some options

Emma, ​​29, Texas.

Elizabeth Nash, State Policy Analyst, Guttmacher Institute.

Jessica Arons, JD, senior policy advisor, American Civil Liberties Union.

Guttmacher Institute: “Medication abortion now accounts for more than half of all US abortions.”

World Health Organization, Abortion Care Guideline: “Medical Management of Induced Abortion: Recommendations 27-30 (3.4.2).”

Diane Horvath, MD, OB/GYN, Baltimore.

Meera Shah, MD, medical director, Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic.

Elisabeth Smith, JD, director of state policy and advocacy, Center for Reproductive Rights.

FDA: “Warning Letter, Aidaccess.org, MARCS-CMS 575658 – March 8, 2019.”

Aid Access: “Legal Complaint Against the FDA,” September 9, 2019.

Contraception: “Exploring the feasibility of obtaining mifepristone and misoprostol from the Internet.”

The Guardian: “Georgian woman who used abortion pill has been rejected for murder.”

The New York Times: “Texas woman charged with murder in connection with ‘self-induced abortion’.”

Fast Company: “How an Online Search for Abortion Pills Landed This Woman in Jail.”

WCBI: “Murder Charges Dropped Against Starkville Woman.”

The Lancet: “Mifepristone and misoprostol versus misoprostol alone for the treatment of missed miscarriage (MifeMiso): a randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial.”

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