How a Texas judge banned the abortion pill by invoking the Comstock Act prohibiting mailing obscene material

Steve HutkinsNews

How an old law found new life in lawsuit seeking to revoke approval of abortion pill

Anti-abortion advocates are trying to revive the long-dormant 1873 Comstock Act, which banned mailing of anything related to abortion or contraception, in a lawsuit about mifepristone, an abortion-inducing drug.

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How an old law found new life in lawsuit seeking to revoke approval of abortion pill