© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Used packing containers of Mifepristone capsules, the primary drug utilized in a medical abortion, fill a trash at Alamo Women’s Clinic in Albuquerque, New Mexico, U.S., January 11, 2023. REUTERS/Evleyn Hockstein
(Reuters) -Wyoming Governor Mark Gordon on Friday signed into legislation a invoice outlawing the usage of abortion capsules that was permitted by state legislators earlier this month.
Gordon, a Republican, signed the laws as a federal choose in Texas considers ordering a nationwide ban on the abortion tablet mifepristone in response to a lawsuit by anti-abortion teams.
Legal fights over abortion rights have ramped up within the United States following a U.S. Supreme Court ruling final 12 months that overturned the landmark 1973 Roe v. Wade choice legalizing the process.
Some abortion suppliers say that if mifepristone is banned, they’d change to a routine utilizing solely misoprostol for a drugs abortion.
A misoprostol-only routine is taken into account much less efficient, and it’s not but clear how extensively out there it could be.