With Dueling Rulings, Abortion Pill Cases Appear Headed to the Supreme Court

Abbie VanSickle and Pam Belluck of The New York Times report, “The dramatic dueling rulings by two federal district judges on Friday about access to a widely used abortion pill set up a lower court conflict that legal experts say will almost certainly send the dispute to the Supreme Court.” The first order, from a Texas judge, held that the FDA’s approval of mifepristone, the most commonly used abortion drug in the United States, was improper and should be revoked. The second order, from a Washington state judge, held that access to mifepristone should not be altered. Samuel L. Bray, a law professor at the University of Notre Dame, said, “The two decisions are in conflict and the conflict between them is not sustainable.”

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