Idaho House approves “abortion-reversal” bill

The Idaho House of Representatives  passed a bill  on Monday requiring the Idaho Department of Health & Welfare [official website] to provide information to women seeking abortions about reversing a medical abortion once it has begun.

The bill is based on a study [text, PDF] in which six pregnant women took mifepristone, a medication used to induce abortions, and four were allegedly able to continue their pregnancies after taking various levels of progesterone. Many health professionals and lawmakers are strongly opposed to the legislation and questioned the legitimacy of the unscientific study.

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