What happens when every patient is a suspect

Restrictions on abortions in Texas are interfering with the ability of women to get essential treatment for miscarriages. SB4, a Texas law passed last year, restricts “drug-induced abortion procedures, providers, and facilities.” The law lists “several medications as abortion-inducing drugs and largely bars their use for abortion after the seventh week of pregnancy.” But two of the banned drugs, misoprostol and mifepristone, “are the only drugs recommended in the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists guidelines for treating a patient after an early pregnancy loss.”

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