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Analysis of the FDA Approved Abortion PillRU-486 now known as Mifepristone the abortion pill first entered the clinical trials in Geneva in 1981 and France approved the pill in 1988 Due to Americas political stance on abortion the French manufacturer Roussel-Uclaf announced that the pill would not be distributed in the United States in fear of boycotts and threatsNewsweek The Abortion Pill pg29 A year after that President George Bush banned any imports of the pill in the US Later in 1993 President Clinton lifted the ban which allowed the non-profit Population Council who was granted US distribution rights by the French manufacturer to research the pill for its effectiveness and safety After six years of strenuous researching on September 28 2000 the Food and Drug Administration gave its approval to Mifepristone This was an important event in Americas battle on abortion and was illustrated on the front cover Newsweek CNN Health and the New York TimesNewsweek a very reliable and resourceful magazine had a lengthy and descriptive article on the approval of Mifepristone titled The Abortion Pill by Pat Wingert and Heather Won Tesorieoro The writers began their article with a woman explaining her experience of an unplanned pregnancy and how she had wished that the pills were available then Then the writers explored the political side with Al Gores comment of how he welcomed the FDAs decision and George W Bush called the approval a mistake Newsweek The Abortion Pill pg 28 They told of the pill being introduced in Geneva in 1981 and being approved in 1988 but due to Americas constant battle on the issue of abortion it was not being offered in the United States just yet Four years later President Clinton lifted the ban that President George Bush had initiated thus leaving the doors open for the non-profit Population Council to research the pill in depth with the end result hopefully being approval by the FDA and made available
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