Women in the U.S. Can Now Get Safe Abortions by Mail

October 19, 2018

(The Atlantic) – For years, an organization called Women on Web has given women a way to perform their own medication-induced abortions at home. The organization would remotely do online consultations, fill prescriptions, and ship pills that trigger miscarriages to women who live in countries where abortion is illegal. Several studies have shown that the service is safe. For American women who’ve wanted pills, though, there’s been one major problem: Women on Web wouldn’t ship to the United States.

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