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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.
- 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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