Texas judge suspends FDA approval of abortion pill; second judge protects access

The decision will probably be appealed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit, and the case could make its way to the Supreme Court.

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Hasnain says:

I don’t even know where to begin.

“The highly anticipated ruling from Texas puts on hold the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, a medication first cleared for use in the United States in 2000. It was the first time a court ordered the FDA to remove a medication from the market despite opposition from the agency and the drug’s manufacturer. The ruling will not go into effect for seven days to give the government time to appeal.”

Posted on 2023-04-08T00:38:39+0000