The plaintiffs brought the case to Matthew Kacsmaryk, a Trump-appointed federal judge who's known for advancing conservative causes.
The Texas judge’s ruling was quickly contradicted by another federal judge in Washington State who ordered the F.D.A. to keep mifepristone available.
A pair of conflicting federal court rulings on Friday created arguably the most contentious and chaotic legal flashpoint over abortion access since the Supreme Court's ruling last summer that overturned Roe v. Wade and ended the right to an abortion nationwide.
The Biden administration has filed an appeal.
A federal judge in Washington state issued a ruling on Friday prohibiting the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) from changing the availability of the abortion drug mifepristone. The decision came …
Democratic lawmakers voiced outrage on Friday over the ruling from a Texas federal judge that could threaten access to abortion pills. U.S. District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk’s opinion claimed …
Advocacy organizations and medical groups criticized a federal ruling that could prevent access to an abortion pill, arguing that it threatens access to safe health care. The statements came after…
A federal judge in Texas has issued a ruling in a challenge to the abortion drug mifepristone
A federal judge ruled Friday that the FDA must reverse its previous approval of the chemical abortion drugs mifepristone and misoprostol.
‘This opens the door to the courts’ second-guessing any FDA approval -- especially for drugs for controversial areas like gender-affirming care,’ expert says.
A conservative Texas judge on Friday put a dent in the blue wall of abortion rights protections, issuing an order that could suspend approval of a drug used in medication abortions by women across the country -- including in states with robust protections in place.
The splintered decision raises questions about DOJ’s ability to sustain charges of obstructing an official proceeding.
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