Attorneys general from Democratic-led states urge judge to keep abortion pill legal

Two-medication regimen, consisting of mifepristone and misoprostol, is approved for up to 10 weeks into pregnancy and accounts for more than half of U.S. abortions

By: - February 14, 2023 2:26 pm
Pills and a glass of water

Attorneys general from 21 Democratic-leaning states are calling on a Texas judge to keep the abortion pill on the market, rejecting claims anti-abortion medical groups made in a lawsuit that’s centered on the medication’s approval more than two decades ago. (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.