2023-04-10 12:27:07

Jessica Mason Pieklo: Republicans' Anti-Abortion Moves Are Part of Wider "Authoritarian Movement"

We look at the dueling rulings by two federal judges on the abortion pill mifepristone. A Trump-appointed judge in Texas suspended the Food and Drug Administration's decades-old approval of the drug, while a judge in Washington state ordered the agency to maintain the status quo. Jessica Mason Pieklo, executive editor of _Rewire News Group_, says the judicial assault on reproductive health is "a constitutional crisis" that requires urgent attention. "This is not just about trying to restrict access to abortion pills. This is an authoritarian movement that is afoot in this country, and Congress needs to act." Pieklo is the author, with Robin Marty, of _The End of Roe v. Wade: Inside the Right's Plan to Destroy Legal Abortion_.

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