Starting later this month there are a couple of chain stores in Illinois that will begin to dispense mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill.

What Are the Abortion Laws in Every U.S. State?

According to a U.S. map posted on the CNN website showing which states have banned Abortion and the states where it is legal, Illinois has borders with 3 states where Abortion is Illegal and 2 states where it's legal.


In Wisconsin and Iowa, abortion is legal for up to 22 weeks but is completely banned in Kentucky, Indiana, and Missouri.

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There are no Abortion exceptions for rape or incest in Missouri and Kentucky, and in Indiana, there are limited exceptions, according to CNN.

2 of the Largest Pharmacy Chains in U.S. Will Sell Abortion Pills

After the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) issued new guidelines last year regarding the dispensing of mifepristone, also known as the abortion pill, two of America's biggest Pharmacy brands reportedly will sell them in Illinois.

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Walgreens and CVS will team up to dispense mifepristone at all the pharmacy locations in the U.S. where abortion is legal and pharmacies are legally able to dispense the pill, according to Supermarket News.

The initial release of the abortion pill will be limited to "select locations" so the FDA can make sure there's safety, quality, and privacy for their patients and pharmacists.

Besides Illinois, CVS and Walgreens plan to sell mifepristone at stores located in Massachusetts, Rhode Island, New York, Pennsylvania, and California, according to a report from Supermarket News.

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