A pill for abortions and maybe more

July 1992
U.S. News & World Report;7/27/92, Vol. 113 Issue 4, p6
Discusses a recent case in which 29-year-old Leona Benten, a pregnant California social worker, tried to smuggle a packet of the unapproved French abortion pill, RU-486, into New York's Kennedy International Airport from England. Benten last weektried to get the Supreme Court to let her keep the drug to no avail. The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) bars the drug from import; The drug's potential to treat numerous ailments; The plea of the Feminist Majority Foundation; More.


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