Slacker’s Syllabus: Medication Abortion

In America, the right to abortion has long been under attack. During the pandemic, however, people were able to receive a prescribed abortion pill by mail. In December of 2021, the F.D.A. made the option permanent — a huge win as far accessability goes.

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Unfortunately, people who live in one of the 19 states where it’s prohibited will still have to travel to states where it is legal for their virtual appointments and to pick up meds. This restriction will impact some people more than others.