Source: NPR

A European doctor is suing the FDA after the agency has blocked several abortion pills that the doctor has prescribed to her U.S. patients.

In the lawsuit she filed that the agency had seized three to ten doses of abortion pills that she has prescriped to her overseas patients and she says the agency has blocked her organization from recieving payments from patients.

Because clinics where abortion services are available are not easily accessible in some parts of the U.S., many women rely on purchasing them online and receiving them from overseas providers.

“The real fear about seizing medicines is not the loss of the medicine, but it’s prosecution of the woman in the United States … either by the state or the federal government, for ordering the pills,” said Richard Hearn, Doctor Rebecca Gompert’s attorney.

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FDA Blocks Abortion Pills Prescribed by Overseas Doctor, Gets Sued

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