‘Abortion reversal pill’ sparking controversy in Arizona

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PHOENIX, Ariz. – A controversial pill that some doctors say will save lives is being protested in Arizona.

Dr. George Delgado is at the center of the debate over the use of the “abortion reversal pill,” which is said to allow women to stop the effects of a medical abortion.

“I just thought this was a way to give women who changed their mind a second chance,” he told 12 News.

Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey signed a bill that would require abortion providers to inform women of the option when seeking a medical abortion.

The law is the first of its kind in the U.S.

Opponents say the law would require doctors to lie to patients, forcing them to provide information that is not scientifically proven or FDA approved.

Delago say the pill has allowed more than 100 healthy births to take place.

So far, three Arizona doctors and Planned Parenthood have filed a federal lawsuit challenging the new law.

“Politicians should not be telling what my doctor can tell me,” Rada Bittner said.

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