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What You Need to Know About the Politics of Abortion Access Right Now

Opposition narratives might portray a movement in disarray — but advocates of safe, legal abortion are united in their determination to overcome the challenges facing people who seek care.

Arizona Governor Ignores FDA, Signs Abortion Restrictions Into Law

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey signed a bill mandating that physicians use an outdated and less effective protocol for medication abortion -- flouting new guidelines approved by the FDA.
April 1, 2016

FDA Expands Access to Abortion Pill and Reaffirms That, Yep, It’s Still Super-Safe

Yesterday, the U.S. Federal Drug Administration (FDA) approved new protocols for medication abortion that are rooted in science — not politics — and that encourage all 50 states to provide it through an evidence-based standard.
March 31, 2016

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Obama Administration Announces Expanded Access to Emergency Contraception

Great news! Yesterday, the Obama administration announced that the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) will comply with a federal judge’s order to make emergency contraception available over the counter, for all women, with no age restrictions. This is a major victory for women’s health—and for expanding access to birth control!
June 11, 2013

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