Month: January 2021

Supreme Court says abortion drugs must be obtained in person, not by mail

Editor’s note: This story was updated on January 15. Washington— On Jan. 12, the Supreme Court reinstated a federal requirement that women seeking abortion-inducing drugs must do so in person, not by mail, as a federal judge had allowed last year due to the pandemic and which the High Court had cleared. In its 6-3 […]

Supreme Court joins Trump in restricting abortion pills

WASHINGTON- A divided Supreme Court on Tuesday allowed an appeal by Trump administration lawyers and reinstated a controversial abortion rule that requires women who want drugs to end an early pregnancy to go to a hospital or clinic to pick up the pills, despite the COVID-19 pandemic. The justices, by a 6-3 vote, overturned a […]

Supreme Court reinstates requirement for women to obtain abortion drugs in person

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court on Tuesday reinstated requirements that women seeking medical abortions come in person to pick up their prescriptions, siding with the Trump administration on medical organizations that argued the mandate exposes the patients at unnecessary risk during the coronavirus pandemic. The court’s three liberal justices disagreed with the majority’s brief unsigned […]

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