GOP Lawmakers’ Brief: Approving Mifepristone Exceeded FDA Authority

By Jessica Karins / November 15, 2023 at 7:19 PM
A group of Republican senators and representatives are encouraging the Supreme Court to overturn the decades-old FDA approval of abortion pill mifepristone, adding their perspective that FDA exceeded the authority given to it by Congress when it approved mifepristone under a process meant for drugs that treat serious illness. Seventeen senators and 92 members of the House signed on to the brief, which Rep. August Pfluger (R-TX) and Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith (R-MS) announced in a statement Wednesday (Nov. 15). The...

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