Charlie Butts - OneNewsNow - 11/5/2009 6:20:00 AM
A legal opinion is sought in Texas concerning use of RU-486 for abortions.
Republican State Representative Frank Corte asked Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott for an opinion on whether facilities that dispense RU-486 should be licensed by the state. Corte notes that the issue is considered a "gray area," as the drug accomplishes the same end result as a surgical process. Joe Pojman, director of Texas Alliance for Life, explains the current issue with the dispersion of RU-486, the drug that has taken the lives of 13 U.S. women and injured more than 1,000 others. Read more.