Pill emerges as most common form of Kansas abortion; potentially reshapes political debate

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For the first time, the pill has emerged as the most common form of abortion in Kansas, opening new territory for a battle over one of the hottest issues of a generation.

Commonly known as a medical abortion, pills were used in nearly in 60 percent of all abortions in Kansas last year, mirroring a national trend that started when the Food and Drug Administration approved the abortion pill RU-486 in 2000.

Eight years ago, medical abortions made . . .

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