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Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta Statement on Supreme Court’s Order Granting Certiorari to Review the Fifth Circuit Decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine

For Immediate Release
Office of Public Affairs

The Justice Department issued the following statement from Associate Attorney General Vanita Gupta following the Supreme Court’s order granting certiorari to review the Fifth Circuit’s decision in Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine:

“We are glad that the Supreme Court has agreed to hear this important case. While the litigation continues, the stay the Court entered earlier this year means that mifepristone will remain available under the conditions approved by the FDA based on its expert scientific judgment. The Justice Department will not cease its efforts to defend the FDA’s authorities and expertise in this area.”

Updated December 13, 2023

Press Release Number: 23-1413