NYT covered this change below:
The announcement on Wednesday came unexpectedly in the final stretch of the Obama administration and amid an election campaign in which both parties covet the women’s vote. Some abortion opponents charged that the new regimen was politically motivated. The F.D.A. said its actions were based strictly on medical science.
This easing up on the limiting of access is good for women and should be considered a feminist victory. #RightToChoose. Read more here.