Texas Mifepristone Case Sparks Activists’ Anxiety; Statehouses Tee Up Abortion Patient Penalty Bills; NY Makes Abortion Meds Free At Bronx Clinic

By Bridget Early, Beth Wang / January 24, 2023 at 12:06 PM
A full-scale battle over access to abortion, largely focused on access to the abortion pill mifepristone, is boiling in the wake of Roe v. Wade ’s 50-year anniversary on Sunday (Jan. 22) and the seventh-month mark since the Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization decision in June. Medication abortion FDA and the Justice Department are pushing back on a first-of-its-kind lawsuit that seeks to scrap FDA’s approval of mifepristone, one of two pills used as part of...

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