Bloomberg Law
May 13, 2021, 6:58 PM

Abortion Pill Dispute Ends After in-Person Delivery Rule Lifted

Mary Anne Pazanowski
Mary Anne Pazanowski
Legal Reporter

A lawsuit over a requirement that women prescribed a two-drug regimen to induce an abortion get one of the pills at a doctor’s office, hospital, or medical clinic is over, as a federal court dismissed it Thursday.

The U.S. District Court for the District of Maryland acted on a notice of voluntary dismissal filed by women’s medical providers that had challenged the in-person delivery rule for mifepristone.

The drug is used during the earliest stage of pregnancy and must be prescribed by licensed medical providers. It is self-administered by women, usually outside of a clinical setting.

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