Arguments on landmark abortion pill case to be heard Wednesday in appeals court

More than a dozen medical organizations argued in support of access to mifepristone in a brief filed with the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans

By: - May 16, 2023 11:37 am
packages of mifepristone tablets

In this photo illustration, packages of mifepristone tablets are displayed at a family planning clinic on April 13, 2023, in Rockville, Maryland. (Anna Moneymaker/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.