Sarah Varney

Watch: Rulings on Abortion Pill Have Far-Reaching Repercussions

KFF Health News Original

Sarah Varney, a senior correspondent for KHN, joins Ali Rogin of PBS NewsHour to discuss the ruling by a federal judge in Texas that threatens nationwide access to the widely used abortion drug mifepristone, and a separate ruling in Washington state that reached the opposite conclusion.

Judge Signals He Could Rule to Halt Sales of Common Abortion Pill

KFF Health News Original

A U.S. District Court case is being widely followed because the judge’s decision could overturn the FDA’s approval of mifepristone two decades ago. With abortion rights polling well even in red states, anti-abortion activists are increasingly turning to the courts to achieve their aims.