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Noem’s Misleading Claim About Safety of Medication Abortion

Noem’s Misleading Claim About Safety of Medication Abortion

The Food and Drug Administration and numerous peer-reviewed academic studies have concluded that medication abortions are “safe and effective” and that serious adverse events are relatively rare. But South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem misleadingly called medication abortions “very dangerous medical procedures.”