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.
Alabama’s AG Warns People Taking Abortion Pills Could Be Prosecuted
HeadlineJan 12, 2023