• Fri. Jun 2nd, 2023


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What are abortion pills and could they be banned?

They have become the new frontier in the US battle over abortion access. Now, a lawsuit in Texas threatens to pull mifepristone off shelves nationwide.

The drug is one of two pills used for medication abortion, which account for half of all abortions in the country. The BBC’s Nomia Iqbal explains.

Video by Joyce Liu and Angélica Casas