Dems Push HHS, DOJ To Strengthen Protections For Medication Abortion

By Bridget Early / August 5, 2022 at 7:54 PM
Democratic senators are pushing HHS and the Department of Justice to begin pursuing legal action against states with total medication abortion bans and recommended several ways the department could continue building protections for medication abortion, sending the proposals ahead of HHS’ Aug. 7 deadline to provide the White House with a reproductive care strategy. Sens. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), Mazie Hirono (D-HI) and Tammy Baldwin (D-WI) on Aug. 3 sent seven recommendations to HHS Secretary Xavier Becerra, but legal health experts...

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