April 24, 2023
Access & Coverage | Tea Leaves
  • The Supreme Court voted 7-2 to keep the abortion pill mifepristone broadly available as the legal battle over its Food and Drug Administration approval status plays out in the lower courts, according to a Friday evening decision. The court’s action stands to leave access to mifepristone unchanged, at least into next year, as appeals play out. Conservative Justices Clarence Thomas and Samuel Alito both said they would have denied the request for a pause. (Articles here, here, here, and here)