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

If the U.S. Supreme Court takes the case, the conservative majority could decide to ban a key abortion drug. But if it declines, access to medication abortion will plummet, reproductive health advocates say.

By: - October 9, 2023 7:00 am

The U.S. Supreme Court could decide the future of a key abortion pill, mifepristone, more than a year after the nation’s highest court overturned Roe v. Wade allowing states to decide their own abortion laws and bans. (Getty Images)

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Sofia Resnick
Sofia Resnick

Sofia Resnick is a national reproductive rights reporter for States Newsroom, based in Washington, D.C. She has reported on reproductive-health politics and justice issues for more than a decade.