Donald Trump will take office with a Republican-controlled Congress and abortion opponents in his cabinet. This is likely to reopen emotional debates over abortion rights and women’s health.
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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