Bloomberg Law
March 15, 2023, 8:55 PM

Abortion-Pill Challenge Hearing Ends Without Judge Ruling (1)

Madlin Mekelburg
Madlin Mekelburg
Bloomberg News

A highly contentious court hearing in Texas over a bid by anti-abortion groups to suspend government approval of a key pill used in medication abortion ended Wednesday without a decision by the judge.

The hearing in Amarillo lasted more than four hours and was the first opportunity for US District Judge Matthew Kacsmaryk to hear arguments in a high-profile lawsuit brought by an anti-abortion group, which has sweeping implications for access to the procedure.

Kacsmaryk, an appointee of President Donald Trump, pressed US Food and Drug Administration attorneys to explain the approval process and at times questioned whether the ...

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