Supreme Court delays ruling on abortion pill restrictions

The Supreme Court has delayed its ruling on whether the abortion pill mifepristone can remain on the market until at least Friday.

The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday extended a stay on limits to a federally approved abortion drug, giving the panel two more days to consider a case that could determine whether the widely used medication can remain on the market.

The stay, now in place until the end of Friday, was due to end at midnight amid an unprecedented case testing the Food and Drug Administration’s authority to approve and regulate drugs.

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