Shefali Luthra is The 19th’s health reporter covering the intersection of gender and health care. Prior to joining The 19th she was a correspondent at Kaiser Health News, where she spent six years covering national health care and policy.

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Supreme Court Dismisses Case That Would Have Limited Abortion Pill Access

by Shefali Luthra, The 19th 06-13-2024

A sticker lays on the ground during abortion rights demonstrations outside of the Supreme Court in Washington, D.C. on March 26, 2024 as the high court hears arguments in a case debating access to the abortion medication Mifepristone. Photo by Bryan Olin Dozier/NurPhoto via Reuters.

The Supreme Court has unanimously dismissed a case that would have limited access to mifepristone, one of the two drugs used in a medication abortion. The decision leaves access to the abortion drug unchanged for now.