Death Rate from Pregnancy Almost 70X as High as Rate from Taking Mifepristone
As a Trump judge is trying to ban the abortion pill miferpristone, an expert noted how high the death rate risks are for pregnancy versus taking the drug.
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Here in the deadliest place for a woman to get pregnant and give birth among high income countries, a Texas judge appointed by criminal defendant and former president Donald Trump, U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk, made an unprecedented ruling to halt a safe and effective abortion pill.
He did this among the ongoing fallout from the Supreme Court overturning Roe V Wade, claiming they were sending it back to the states. But Kacsmaryk’s ruling will impact everyone in all of the United States. So much for the states’ rights argument (again).
Kacsmaryk used to be an attorney for a religious liberty legal group. Now you know why he’s overruling the FDA on drugs he doesn’t approve of. Just sort of randomly, without even a nod to science or pretense of caring about precedents. It seems like he got a lo…
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