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A New Front in the War Over Reproductive Rights: “Abortion-Pill Reversal”

posted on July 20, 2017

For The New York Times Magazine, Ruth Graham reports on the anti-abortion movement’s fight against medication-induced abortions. Graham writes, “The brainchild of a San Diego doctor named George Delgado, ‘reversal’ is a medical protocol that floods a woman’s body with progesterone, the so-called pregnancy hormone, within hours after she has taken mifepristone, the drug that begins a medication abortion.” Although his science is unclear, Delgado, a Catholic medical doctor who helps run an anti-abortion crisis center, has teamed up with other doctors and patients to promote the procedure.

Read at The New York Times Magazine