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Alabama’s AG Warns People Taking Abortion Pills Could Be Prosecuted

HeadlineJan 12, 2023

Alabama’s Republican attorney general said Wednesday that pregnant people could be criminally prosecuted if they take medication to terminate a pregnancy. His comments came just days after the Food and Drug Administration announced retail and mail-order pharmacies can now sell the abortion pill mifepristone directly to patients with a prescription. Medication abortions account for more than half of all U.S. abortions.

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