Washington D.C., Apr 19, 2023 / 15:10 pm
Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a ruling Wednesday extending the court’s temporary pause on all restrictions on the abortion pill mifepristone.
The extended pause will last for two more days and expire at 11:59 p.m. Friday, April 21.
The court’s action is the latest development in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine v. U.S. Food and Drug Administration, a high-stakes case impacting abortion pill access across the country.
A Friday ruling also issued by Alito granted the Biden Department of Justice’s emergency request to block restrictions on mifepristone made by lower court rulings while the nation’s highest court considers the case.