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Chemical abortion pill: U.S. bishops issue guide laying out dangers and concerns  

Feb 12, 2024

By Tyler Arnold

The bishops’ document cited a number of safety concerns with the abortion pill, which included blood loss, infections, and even... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States, Oct. 7. 2022.

U.S. Supreme Court to hear major abortion pill case in March

Jan 31, 2024

By Joe Bukuras

The decision in the case could determine whether the abortion pill mifepristone can be prescribed by telemedicine or sent through... Read more

The Supreme Court of the United States, Oct. 7. 2022.

Supreme Court to review high-stakes abortion case

Dec 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The United States Supreme Court will review a lower court ruling that reimposed restrictions on the abortion drug mifepristone. Read more

U.S. Capitol viewed through the columns of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington, D.C.

Over 100 members of Congress urge Supreme Court to revoke abortion pill approval  

Nov 21, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The lawmakers are arguing that the FDA’s approval process for the abortion drug had many “irregularities” and their approval has... Read more

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Missouri attorney general files lawsuit against FDA over abortion pill by mail 

Nov 8, 2023

By Daniel Payne

Republican State Attorney General Andrew Bailey claimed the FDA had “unlawfully approv[ed] the shipment of chemical abortion pills in the... Read more

U.S. Supreme Court, Washington, D.C.

Supreme Court preview: Religious freedom cases on the docket

Oct 10, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Court watchers are keeping an eye on several cases that could have an impact on religious liberty and free speech... Read more

Timika Thomas received the wrong medication from her local CVS while she was pregnant in 2019, which may have terminated the two embryos developing inside of her.

Pregnant woman given abortion pill by mistake; Nevada CVS fined $10,000

Oct 10, 2023

By Joe Bukuras

Timika Thomas was undergoing in vitro fertilization and had just had two embryos placed in her womb when the pharmacy... Read more

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Biden Justice Department asks Supreme Court to overturn restrictions on abortion pill 

Sep 12, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The Department of Justice filed the appeal on Friday to prevent limits on the abortion pill mifepristone. Read more

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5th U.S. Circuit Court approves abortion pill restrictions, ends mail-order abortions

Aug 16, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The court ruled that the FDA must reinstate restrictions in place before 2016, most notably banning administering the pills through... Read more

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In swing-state Virginia, pro-life attorney general opts not to support abortion pill lawsuit

May 11, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Virginia Attorney General Jason Miyares has refused to get involved and is instead defending a more moderate approach in the... Read more

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Japanese governmental panel backs abortion pill amid small pro-life protests

Apr 25, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

Japan is now one step closer to legalizing an abortion pill despite some pushback from a small but dedicated pro-life... Read more

(left to right) Rev. Pat Mahoney, Peggy Nienaber of Faith and Liberty, and Mark Lee Dickson of Right to Life East Texas pray in front of the U.S. Supreme Court on April 21, 2023, in Washington, D.C. Organized by The Stanton Public Policy Center/Purple Sash Revolution, the small group of demonstrators called on the Supreme Court to affirm Federal District Court Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s ruling that suspends the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the abortion pill mifepristone.

Supreme Court allows full access to abortion pill

Apr 21, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

The court’s 7-2 ruling blocks a lower court order that would have taken the drug mifepristone off the market. Read more

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Supreme Court extends temporary ruling lifting restrictions on abortion pill  

Apr 19, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued a ruling Wednesday extending the court’s temporary pause on all restrictions on the abortion... Read more

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Supreme Court temporarily lifts restrictions on abortion pill as it considers case

Apr 14, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The Supreme Court on Friday placed a five-day suspension on all abortion pill restrictions ordered by lower courts. Read more

Bishop Michael Burbidge of Arlington.

Catholic bishops back federal court ruling against ‘lethal’ abortion drug

Apr 14, 2023

By Kevin J. Jones

The U.S. Catholic bishops have praised a federal court’s action to restore limits on the use of the abortion drug... Read more

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Biden administration to appeal to Supreme Court over ruling restricting access to abortion pills

Apr 13, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The administration plans to issue an emergency appeal after a federal appeals court allowed a Texas judge’s ruling to severely... Read more

Gov. Gavin Newsom of California.

Democratic governors stockpile abortion pills in response to Texas FDA ruling

Apr 11, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

The governors of New York, Washington, Massachusetts, and California revealed they have begun stockpiling years’ worth of chemical abortion supplies. Read more

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A Texas judge suspended abortion pill approval. Does that mean they are illegal?

Apr 11, 2023

By Peter Pinedo

By issuing a “stay,” the judge’s ruling will block the FDA’s abortion pill approval as unlawful. Read more

A pro-abortion activist displays abortion pills as she counter-protests during an anti-abortion demonstration on March 25, 2023, in New York City.

Texas federal judge issues ruling in highly anticipated abortion pill case

Apr 7, 2023

By Zelda Caldwell

Contradictory federal court rulings on April 7 left the status of mifepristone — the first of two drugs used in... Read more

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Explainer: Why did the bishops object to proposed changes to a contraceptive mandate? 

Apr 5, 2023

By Tyler Arnold

President Joe Biden’s Department of Health and Human Services is working to expand access to contraceptives and abortion-inducing drugs. Read more