GOP Demands FDA Reinstate Stronger Restrictions On Mifepristone

By Beth Wang / January 17, 2023 at 4:18 PM
A group of 25 House Republicans led by Rep. Buddy Carter (GA) want FDA to reverse its recent decision to loosen some of the prescribing and dispensing restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone, arguing in a Wednesday (Jan. 11) letter to FDA chief Robert Califf that the drug poses significant health risks for pregnant people and that it’s not in the best interest of patients to allow pharmacies to dispense the pill. The pushback comes as House lawmakers pass abortion-related...

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