By Carole Novielli - Posted at LiveAction:
UPDATE, 12/17/21: In 2021, the abortion pill saw its 21st anniversary since its approval in 2000, with an increased number of abortion industry schemes flouting FDA’s safety regulations. The push to lift the REMS continued despite reasons to question the abortion pill’s safety.
In April of 2021, the Biden Administration’s FDA temporarily enabled abortion pill distribution by mail during the COVID-19 pandemic. Then on December 16, 2021 the FDA ruled to remove the in-person requirements and permanately allow the abortion pill to be shipped by mail.
As of June 30, 2021 the FDA reported mifepristone had caused 26 deaths and tragically revealed that an “estimated number of women who have used mifepristone in the U.S. for medical termination of pregnancy through the end of June 2021 is approximately 4.9 million women.