John Gilligan’s daughter is auto excommunicated [latae sententiae]…she is also known as former governor is KS and currently the secretary of HHS, Kathleen Sebelius.
Her bishop, Nauman of Kansas city, has publicly and clearly stated she may not approach Holy Communion until she corrects her pertinaceous errors as a public figger.
The penalty does not need a formal declaration, as the excommunication occurs merely by the act per se. The same penalty applies to those engaged in a campaign, or voting for, or promoting abortion, regardless of means, so it also applies to chemical abortifacients, not just surgical abortion.
In the famous words of condemnation that still ring true from the Holy Ecumenical Countil of Trent: “anathema sit!”.