U.S. Justice Department asks Supreme Court to take up abortion pill case

DOJ asks court to decide whether mifepristone should remain on the market after two lower courts issued differing opinions

By: - September 8, 2023 4:54 pm
Pills and a glass of water

The Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in on conflicting lower court decisions on access to a widely used abortion medication. (Peter Dazeley/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.