How to Get the Morning-After Pill or Abortion Medication

Would you be able to quickly obtain an emergency contraception pill or abortion pill if the need arose? In the wake of the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision striking down Roe v. Wade, millions of health care consumers have pivoted to this question.

Much depends upon your access to reproductive care, from your health to your prospects in life. “People need tools to help them achieve reproductive autonomy,” says Ushma Upadhyay, associate professor in the Department of Obstetrics, Gynecology & Reproductive Science at the University of California San Francisco. “When people have access to abortion, they’re more likely to set and achieve life goals.”

Obtaining and using medication abortion, in particular, can be as complex as the laws of the 50 states. Fortunately for those seeking to avoid or end an unplanned pregnancy, reproductive rights advocates are offering — and frequently updating — valuable services and information sources. Armed with basic knowledge, you’ll feel…

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This article was written by John Rossheim and originally published on