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US makes abortion pills by mail permanent, not just for pandemic

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Washington (AFP) – US President Joe Biden’s administration on Thursday passed a rule making abortion pills accessible by mail permanently, not just for the Covid pandemic, a rare win for the pro-choice movement in the country’s increasingly bitter battle over reproductive rights. The decision overturns a previous in-person requirement described as burdensome by activist organizations such as the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU) but also health groups such as the American Medical Association (AMA). It comes as Republican-led states have enacted increasingly stringent laws curtailing women’…

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