Matthew Whitaker to Newsmax: Abortion Pill Decision Win for Rule of Law

Matthew Whitaker, acting attorney general in the Trump administration, told Newsmax on Thursday the Supreme Court’s unanimous ruling that preserved access to mifepristone, a medication that was used in nearly two-thirds of all abortions in the U.S. last year, was a victory for the rule of law.

The justices ruled that abortion opponents lacked the legal standing to sue over the Food and Drug Administration’s approval of the medication and the agency’s subsequent actions to ease access to it. The case had threatened to restrict access to mifepristone across the country, including in states where abortion is legal.

Whitaker told “The Chris Salcedo Show” and guest host Lidia Curanaj the ruling also debunks a narrative held by most Democrats that the court is inherently biased toward conservative issues.

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