Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick is a national reproductive rights reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. She has reported on reproductive-health politics and justice issues for more than a decade.

Despite plaintiffs’ claims that medication abortion is dangerous, data from more than two decades of mifepristone uses indicate a generally low rate of adverse events and few deaths, according to the FDA. (Getty Images)

What plaintiffs targeting abortion pill want might not even be possible

By: - March 21, 2023

Despite the plaintiffs’ claims that medication abortion is dangerous, there is ample evidence of its efficacy and safety.

After the U.S. Supreme Court overturned Roe last summer, pregnant patients and their providers are fearful of breaking the law as they navigate health care crises and the changing legal landscape surrounding abortion bans, according to initial findings of the Care Post Roe study. (Getty Images)

Doctors recount ‘heart-wrenching’ stories in new study on medical care post-Roe

By: - February 24, 2023

Not only are providers scared of flouting new laws, but some patients are terrified just to be pregnant in states with abortion bans and are traveling long distances when problems arise.

The FDA approved mifepristone under the brand-name Mifeprex in 2000, and an abortion-drug regimen that has seen few deaths and a low rate of adverse events in more than two decades of use.  (Peter Dazeley/GettyImages)

Suspect science and claims at center of abortion-pill lawsuit

By: - February 13, 2023

In addition to relying on flawed research manufactured by the anti-abortion movement, the plaintiffs mix religion with their science.