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ASRM Responds to Supreme Court Ruling on Mifepristone

June 13, 2024 
For Immediate Release

Washington, DC“We are thrilled that a unanimous Supreme Court has rejected the ideologically driven lower court decisions on access to mifepristone, reversing an action that has already endangered too many people in need of healthcare.  The decision further affirms the robust drug safety program at the United States FDA.

We are pleased that Americans will retain access to this essential medication, and that physicians will be able to provide evidence-based care for their patients. We hope that this marks a turning point in how our nation’s decision-makers evaluate access to reproductive healthcare.”



For almost a century, the American Society for Reproductive Medicine (ASRM) has been the global leader in multidisciplinary reproductive medicine research, ethical practice, and education. ASRM impacts reproductive care and science worldwide by creating funding opportunities for advancing reproduction research and discovery, by providing evidence-based education and public health information, and by advocating for reproductive health care professionals and the patients they serve. With members in more than 100 countries, the Society is headquartered in Washington, DC, with additional operations in Birmingham, AL. 

For media inquiries regarding this press release contact:

Sean Tipton
ASRM Chief Advocacy and Policy Officer

Anna Hovey
Advocacy Engagement Specialist

J. Benjamin Younger Office of Public Affairs 
726 7th St. SE
Washington, DC 20003
Tel: (202) 863-2494

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