Decoding the Recent Court Rulings on Mifepristone

Access to medication abortion with mifepristone is a vital component of reproductive health care.

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Here is what the recent court rulings on mifepristone from Washington, Texas, and the U.S. Court of Appeals for the 5th Circuit mean for abortion access, drug safety, and the politicization of the courts.

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Maggie Jo Buchanan

Former Senior Director and Senior Legal Fellow, Women’s Initiative

Sabrina Talukder

Director, Women’s Initiative

Kierra B. Jones

Senior Policy Analyst


Ala Al Sadi

Former Video Producer

Hai-Lam Phan

Senior Director, Creative

Toni Pandolfo

Video Producer, Production

Andrew Sonntag

Former Events Video Producer

Madalyn Reagan

Video Intern

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This series explores recent court rulings on medication abortion and explains how they will affect Americans' access to abortion across the country and highlight the growing politicization of the judiciary.


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