Millions more abortions are now possible across the United States due to this rule making step taken by the FDA. This is just another major push by the Biden administration to bypass the Roe V Wade ruling and gives unlimited access to those seeking to have an abortion by taking a pill.
The Biden administration is historically the biggest anti pro-life presidency in history. Margaret Sanger would be so proud to see her little plans and policies being taken to the upper echelon of what even she hoped would happen. But now as more states adopt near limitless abortions, the FDA just took a major bold step to ensure that even more have access to discreet and dangerous abortion pills.
Politico reports, A new FDA rule allows brick-and-mortar pharmacies to dispense the abortion pill mifepristone – expanding access to the drug amid a wave of restrictions imposed by states last year.
Over a dozen states with near-total abortion bans would not be able to participate, and those without bans would have to go through a certification process.
By 2021, the Biden administration took a major step in improving access by making permanent pandemic-era rules allowing access via telemedicine and mail delivery within the first 10 weeks of pregnancy. It is likely to draw lawsuits from anti-abortion groups and state officials following the fall of Roe v. Wade, but the FDA’s proposed rule opens new legal and regulatory fronts in the abortion debate.
According to reports a staggering number of abortions are done across the United States annually with just the abortion pill, before the FDA ruling.
AP news reports, in the United States, more than half of abortions are now performed with pills rather than surgery, according to the Guttmacher Institute.
When combined with misoprostol, mifepristone was approved by the FDA in 2000 for terminating pregnancies of up to 10 weeks. First, mifepristone dilates the cervix and blocks progesterone, which is needed to sustain pregnancy. After taking misoprostol, the uterus contracts and expels pregnancy tissue 24 to 48 hours later.
Although bleeding is a common side effect, serious complications are extremely rare. Since mifepristone was approved by the FDA, more than 3.7 million U.S. women have used it.
There remain several FDA-mandated safety requirements, including training requirements to ensure prescribers can provide emergency care in the event of excessive bleeding. Certification is also required for pharmacies that dispense the pills.
We cannot be complacent and allow unborn babies to suffer from this decision, but rather must take action, however limited it may be, to protect those precious gifts from God as much as we can. It’s critical for us to stand up for those too vulnerable and young to protect themselves. We strongly implore each and everyone of you to reach out to lawmakers, state groups that oppose abortion and get involved. If there are enough voices out there then then maybe the local leaders will take steps needed to protect the sanctity of life. This is your chance to step up and make a difference.
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