Rep. Harris to Newsmax: FDA Playing Dangerous Political Game With Abortion Pills

U.S. Rep. Andy Harris, R-Md., told Newsmax on Friday the Food and Drug Administration is playing a dangerous game by making medical abortion drugs available through brick-and-mortar and mail-order pharmacies.

On Jan. 3, the FDA broadened the availability of the two-drug regimen of mifepristone and misoprostol, which can be used up to 10 weeks of pregnancy, to more pharmacies, including large chains and mail-order companies provided they comply with specific regulations.

Women can now get a prescription through a telehealth consultation with a health professional, and pick up the pills at a pharmacy or receive them through the mail, where permitted by law.

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