Federal judge could decide as soon as February to yank abortion pill nationwide

Nationwide injunction in the case, as requested by anti-abortion groups, would deny abortion medication even in states where abortion is legal

By: - January 23, 2023 10:30 am
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A Texas judge could decide as soon as next month whether to force the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to pull its two-decade-old approval of the abortion pill, which accounts for more than half of pregnancy terminations in the United States. (Photo illustration by Getty Images)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.

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