Wyoming governor signs bill to ban abortion drugs


Federal Judge Considers Ban on Abortion Drugs

A federal judge will soon decide whether FDA-approved abortion drugs should be blocked nationwide


Wyoming Gov. Mark Gordon signed into law Friday night a bill banning abortion drugs in the state, and without his signature another bill restricting abortions was enacted.

In a statement, Gordon expressed concern that the latter law, called the Life Is Human Rights Act, would lead to lawsuits that “delay a resolution to the constitutionality of Wyoming’s abortion ban.”

He said earlier in the day, a plaintiff in an ongoing lawsuit challenged the new law in case he did not issue a veto.

Gordon, a Republican, said, “I believe this issue needs to be decided as soon as possible so that the abortion issue in Wyoming is finally resolved. It is best done by a popular vote.” It is,” he said. statement.

of Prohibition of abortion drugsIt was approved by the state legislature earlier this month.

Exceptions are cases of rape, incest, or where the mother’s life is in danger.

According to the text of the bill, doctors who break the law can be charged with a misdemeanor, with a maximum sentence of six months in prison and a fine of up to $9,000.

The ban will go into effect on July 1st.

This was after a federal judge in Texas heard the argument on Wednesday. in a lawsuit The Food and Drug Administration may decide whether it should withdraw its decades-old approval of the abortion drug mifepristone.


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Written by Natalia Chi

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