abortion pill

Drug company appeals decision in lawsuit about West Virginia’s abortion ban

BY: - November 9, 2023

The manufacturer of a generic version of the abortion drug mifepristone is appealing a federal judge’s August ruling against it in a lawsuit over West Virginia’s near total abortion ban. GenBioPro on Thursday filed notice of its appeal of federal Judge Robert C. Chambers’ ruling to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth […]

Many women can’t access miscarriage drug because it’s also used for abortions

BY: - October 23, 2023

Since losing her first pregnancy four months ago, 32-year-old Lulu has struggled to return to her body’s old rhythms. Lulu, who asked to be identified by her first name to protect her privacy, bled for six full weeks after her miscarriage and hasn’t had a normal menstrual cycle since. Such disruptions aren’t uncommon after miscarriage, […]

Legislators in 49 states ask SCOTUS to preserve access to abortion pill

BY: - October 13, 2023

A group of more than 600 Democratic legislators from 49 states have signed an amicus brief to the U.S. Supreme Court urging the justices to overturn an appellate court decision that would roll back access to mifepristone, one of two drugs used to safely terminate early pregnancies and treat miscarriages. The amicus brief, also called […]

Abortion rights advocates say consequences dire if SCOTUS declines to hear pill case

BY: - October 6, 2023

More than a year after the U.S. Supreme Court decided states could set their own abortion laws, including bans, the nation’s highest court now could cut off abortion access in states where abortion is still legal. The Supreme Court began its new term this week and has yet to announce whether it will hear Alliance […]

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

BY: - September 11, 2023

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Department of Justice on Friday asked the Supreme Court to decide whether the abortion pill should remain on the market after two lower courts issued differing opinions about its use. The case, Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, will likely be the second time the conservative-leaning Supreme […]

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Court dismisses drug maker’s challenge to West Virginia abortion ban

BY: - August 25, 2023

West Virginia can ban the sale of a U.S. Food and Drug Administration-approved abortion drug, a federal judge ruled Thursday.  United States District Judge Robert Chambers granted a motion from state Attorney General Patrick Morrisey to dismiss in part a challenge to the state’s near-total abortion ban from GenBioPro, a company that manufactures a generic […]