Arkansas House Approves Abortion Medication Restriction

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LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – Arkansas House members passed a bill that would require doctors to be present when women take abortion-inducing medication.

Lawmakers passed the bill 83-4 on Feb. 2. The bill would prevent any instance of the medication being administered through telemedicine.

It would also require that doctors attempt to schedule a follow-up visit.

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1 Comment

  • The Snow King

    It is clear to me that this that bill is just a pot shot at trying to keep more women from having an abortion; however, it is not unreasonable. A doctor should be present when abortion inducing drugs are given to a woman. Some extra time in a doctor’s office does not an “undue burden” make.

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