Friday, February 03, 2023

20 State AG's Warn Pharmacies Against Mailing Abortion Pills

Missouri Attorney General Andrew Bailey announced on Tuesday that 20 state attorneys general have sent letters to Walgreen's and CVS pharmacies warning that their plan to distribute the abortion pills mifepristone and misoprostol using the mails violates both state and federal law. (Full text of letters to Walgreen's and CVS). The letters contend that distribution of the pills by mail violates 18 USC §1461 and reject an Opinion of the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel (full text) to the contrary.