Anti-abortion groups file suit against FDA in Texas, demands agency revoke approval for abortion pill
Abortion opponents sued FDA in federal court on Friday in a bid to have the agency reverse its approval of mifepristone, a drug approved more than two decades ago and used in medication-induced abortions.
Alliance Defending Freedom, a conservative legal advocacy group that has been involved in past anti-abortion lawsuits, filed the suit in the Northern District of Texas federal court Friday on behalf of four anti-abortion medical groups — the umbrella group Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, alongside three of its member groups: American Association of Pro-Life Obstetricians and Gynecologists, American College of Pediatricians, and the Christian Medical & Dental Associations. Plaintiffs also included four doctors that had treated patients with the drug: Shaun Jester, Regina Frost-Clark, Tyler Johnson and George Delgado.
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