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What the FDA’s rule changes allowing the abortion pill mifepristone to be dispensed by pharmacies mean in practice

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In early January 2023, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration modified its rules for mifepristone, a drug used for medication abortion, allowing it to be offered with a prescription by certified pharmacies.

Abortion rights referendums are winning – with state-by-state battles over rights replacing national debate

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The abortion landscape in the U.S. has been upended over the past five months, as many clinics offering the procedure have closed and people have traveled across state borders to obtain abortions where it remains legal. The percentage of people getting legal abortions has also dropped.

Abortion is not influencing most voters as the midterms approach – economic issues are predominating in new survey

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Since the Supreme Court's June 2022 Dobbs v. Jackson decision overturning the constitutional right to abortion, election observers have raised questions about whether and how the issue of abortion will influence the outcome of the November midterm elections.