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Datapoint: State by State Snapshot of Medication Abortion Access

This map marks the 15th anniversary of medication abortion's FDA approval by detailing certain restrictions on the drugs across the country.

Datapoint: Medication Abortion Access, State by State

According to Buzzfeed News, lawmakers in 38 states have passed these medication abortion restrictions. These laws include restrictions on what type of medical provider can administer medication abortion and whether a physician must be physically present to administer the drugs to the patient (Vergano, Buzzfeed News, 9/17).