Members of Congress weigh in on courtroom struggle over abortion drug
“That courtroom’s order paints an alarming image of decades-long company lawlessness — all to the detriment of the ladies and ladies FDA is charged to guard,” the temporary mentioned.
Democrats have signaled they’ll make the courtroom case a distinguished problem in Congress when each chambers return from their recess later this month.
Home Power and Commerce Democrats despatched a letter Wednesday to comittee Chair Cathy McMorris Rodgers, R-Wash., and Well being Subcommittee Chair Brett Guthrie, R-Ky., calling for a listening to on the Texas courtroom’s unprecedented choice over an FDA-approved drug and the impact on the overview course of.
“Given the implications of this choice, we imagine it is crucial for the Committee to listen to from consultants about how the result of this case makes an attempt to undermine the drug approval course of, restricts entry to an FDA-approved remedy, and locations ideology, politics, and judicial activism above science,” the members wrote.
Senate Judiciary Chair Sen. Richard J. Durbin, D-Ailing., introduced the panel would maintain a listening to on the aftermath of final yr’s Supreme Courtroom choice overturning the constitutional proper to an abortion in Dobbs v. Jackson Ladies’s Well being Group.