‘Horrific’: Biden’s FDA Permanently OKs Abortion Pill by Mail

‘Horrific’: Biden’s FDA Permanently OKs Abortion Pill by Mail

In a reversal from the Trump administration, President Biden’s Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is allowing women to get abortion pills for pregnancies up to 10 weeks without seeing a doctor in person.

In a letter Thursday, the FDA reversed an in-person dispensing requirement for telemedicine abortions that was maintained under former President Trump.

“After conducting a review of the single, shared system Risk Evaluation and Mitigation Strategy (REMS) for mifepristone, known as the Mifepristone REMS Program, FDA determined that the data support modification of the REMS to reduce burden on patient access and the health care delivery system and to ensure the benefits of the product outweigh the risks,” the FDA said on its “Questions and Answers on Mifepristex” page.

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