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Colorado to see impacts from 2 rival rulings about abortion pill

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DENVER (KDVR) — Two rival rulings are now dividing the country. 

On Friday, a Texas federal judge ruled to suspend Mifepristone, an FDA-approved abortion pill. This comes at the same time a judge in the state of Washington ruled to protect access to the pill in 17 states including Colorado. 

Political science professor with the University of Denver Joshua Wilson, who also specialized in abortion law, said Mifepristone is one of the most commonly used methods of abortion in the country.  

“We have a split in the country of with one federal judge saying the drug is essentially off limits and the other judge saying that no, access is still available,” Wilson said. 

Colorado is currently not affected because the state is part of the ruling in Washington that…

Samantha Spitz

2023-04-08 22:37:14

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