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Plan C shows a combination pack of mifepristone and misoprostol tablets, two medicines used together, also called the abortion pill. ELISA WELLS/PLAN C/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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Activists participate in a candlelight vigil for abortion rights near the U.S. Supreme Court on Dec. 13. Alex Wong/Getty Images hide caption

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FDA relaxes controversial restrictions on access to abortion pill by mail

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A network of reproductive rights advocates is working to share information about self-induced abortion, both in person and over the Internet. Karina Perez for NPR hide caption

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With Abortion Restrictions On The Rise, Some Women Induce Their Own

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Dr. Rebecca Gomperts says the government has seized abortion drugs she has prescribed from overseas to patients in the U.S. The drugs are approved by the FDA to induce abortion under a doctor's direction. Stormi Greener/Star Tribune via Getty Images hide caption

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