Alabama committee advances ban on abortion pill

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MONTGOMERY, Ala, (AP) – An Alabama legislative committee has advanced legislation to outlaw the use of abortion pills to end unwanted pregnancies.

The House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday approved the bill that would make it a felony to prescribe, dispense or mail the medications such as RU-486 to induce an abortion.

The bill now moves to the full House of Representatives. An estimated 40% of all abortions in the U.S. are now done through prescribed medication instead of surgery.

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2/24/2022 12:07:08 AM (GMT -6:00)

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