69 Republicans ask appeals court to allow abortion pill ban to go ahead – NewsNaija.com.ng

A group of 69 Republican members of Congress filed a brief urging an appeals court to uphold a decision by a federal judge in Texas last week that would stop the prescription of a widely used abortion pill, after more than 200 Democrats from Congress will push to have the order repealed. decision.

The House Republicans who signed were led by Rep. August Pfluger (R-Texas) and included representatives such as Lauren Boebert (R-Col.) and Jim Banks (R-Ind.). They argued that the federal government’s approval of the abortion drug mifepristone, which has been approved for more than 20 years, is “illegal.”

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