U.S. Justice Department asks Supreme Court to take up abortion pill case

Requests comes amid differing lower-court opinions about its use

By: - September 12, 2023 5:25 am

The Department of Justice is asking the Supreme Court to weigh in on conflicting lower court decisions on access to a popular abortion medication. (Photo by Peter Dazeley/Getty Images) (This image cannot be republished unless you have a subscription to Getty.)

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Jennifer Shutt
Jennifer Shutt

Jennifer covers the nation’s capital as a senior reporter for States Newsroom. Her coverage areas include congressional policy, politics and legal challenges with a focus on health care, unemployment, housing and aid to families.