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READ: Dueling rulings from federal judges in Texas and Washington on medication abortion pill

<i>Evelyn Hockstein/Reuters/File</i><br/>Used boxes of Mifepristone pills
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Used boxes of Mifepristone pills


A federal judge in Texas issued a ruling Friday on medication abortion drug mifepristone, saying he will suspend the US Food and Drug Administration’s two-decade-old approval of it but paused his ruling for seven days so the federal government can appeal.

But in a dramatic turn of events, a federal judge in Washington state said in a new ruling shortly after that the FDA must keep medication abortion drugs available in more than a dozen Democratic-led states.

Read the Texas and Washington rulings here.

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