Texas judge to consider banning abortion pill in US

Posted on AllSides March 15th, 2023
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REUTERS/Evelyn Hockstein

A U.S. judge in Texas is set to hear arguments on Wednesday in a bid by anti-abortion groups to ban sales of the abortion pill mifepristone across the country, even in states where abortion is legal, as they challenge regulatory approval granted more than two decades ago.

Dozens of journalists and people planning to attend the hearing gathered before dawn outside the federal courthouse in Amarillo. The Texas-based Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine and other groups are asking U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk for a preliminary order halting sales of the...

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