About the bill
Should the process be curtailed, or is it a safe and vital option for many women?
Chemical abortions induce the procedure chemically with pills, rather than surgically. Usually used between seven and nine weeks into pregnancy, the two-medication process first loosens the attachment between the fetus and the uterus, then induces uterus cramping to expel the pregnancy.
As a result, at least 39% of abortions were performed chemically in 2017, up from only 5.5% in 2001. In several states, more than half of abortions were performed chemically, including Mississippi, Iowa, Kansas, Montana, South Carolina, Nebraska, Colorado, and Oklahoma.
Sponsor and status
Sponsor. Senator for Mississippi. Republican.
Last Updated: Dec 17, 2019
Length: 8 pages
116th Congress (2019–2021)
This bill was introduced on December 17, 2019, in a previous session of Congress, but it did not receive a vote.
What legislators are saying
“WICKER, HYDE-SMITH & COLLEAGUES WANT ABORTION PILL CLASSIFIED AS HAZARD TO PUBLIC HEALTH”
— Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith [R-MS] (Sponsor) on Sep 2, 2020
Dec 17, 2019
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