Supreme Court Ensures, for Now, Broad Access to Abortion Pill

Posted on AllSides April 21st, 2023
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Haiyun Jiang/The New York Times

The Supreme Court said Friday evening that the abortion pill mifepristone would remain widely available for now, delaying the potential for an abrupt end to a drug that is used in more than half of abortions in the United States.

The order halts a sweeping ruling by a federal judge in Texas, who had declared the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the pill more than two decades ago invalid, as an appeal in the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit moves forward.

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