Why the Supreme Court’s abor­tion pill rul­ing could hurt Repub­li­cans in Novem­ber

Why the Supreme Court’s abortion pill ruling could hurt Republicans in November

The Supreme Court is set to hear argu­ments in a case dis­put­ing access to a com­mon abor­tion pill, which could change the tone of the Novem­ber elec­tion.
The cas­es before the high court on Tues­day chal­lenge the Food and Drug Administration‘s actions to expand the acces­si­bil­i­ty of mifepri­s­tone, includ­ing mak­ing the pill avail­able via online order or mail deliv­ery. It is the first major abor­tion case before the Supreme Court since the 2022 deci­sion in Dobbs v. Jack­son Women’s Health Orga­ni­za­tion, which over­ruled Roe v. Wade and sent abor­tion law back to states to decide, and the deci­sion could have a sim­i­lar impact on elec­tions as Dobbs.
The dis­pute made its way to the Supreme Court after a dis­trict judge decid­ed to revoke the FDA’s approval of the drug, mak­ing head­lines a …