Published September 21, 2023
The case will likely be heard in the spring of next year, just as the election process starts to heat up even more.Joe Biden's Department of Justice wants to wield the U.S. Supreme Court to permanently reverse a previous court ruling that would limit access to the deadly abortion pill.
On August 16, the 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans shut down the FDA's deregulation of mifepristone in a 93-page ruling.
This decision would cut off the supply of the drug traveling through the mail. The ruling stated it instead needed to be given in the presence of a physician. The three-judge panel also declared the drug cannot be used past the seventh week of pregnancy, where it was originally through the 10th week.