The Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion drug RU-486 sparked a new round of debate between pro-life and pro-choice activists, but it also brought forth a new discussion about the drug’s medical benefits and drawbacks, who will be allowed to administer it, and how states will regulate its use. A panel talks about the new concerns raised by the introduction of RU-486 in the U.S.

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  • Richard Pierce professor of administrative law at George Washington University
  • Dr. Mitchell Creinin physician
  • Maxine Klane Planned Parenthood of Metropolitan Washington

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