Washington state stockpiles medical abortion drug ahead of expected court decision
The state of Washington has taken another step to increase access to abortion this week after the fall of Roe v. Wade and as lawsuits in multiple states and against the FDA are underway, with players on both sides of the debate fighting to either restrict or increase access to the procedure.
On April 4, Washington Gov. Jay Inslee announced that in March he had told the state Department of Corrections to purchase an estimated three years’ worth of the medical abortion medication mifepristone using its existing pharmacy license. The full shipment was delivered on March 31.
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