Friends,

We are asking you to pray. This Tuesday morning, March 26, at 10 AM Eastern Standard Time, the United States Supreme Court will hear oral arguments in one of the most closely watched cases of the term.

The dual petitions of U.S. Food and Drug Administration v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine and Danco Laboratories v. Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine could significantly limit the availability of the chemical abortion drug Mifepristone.

Alliance Defending Freedom originally filed the lawsuit in 2022 on behalf of several pro-life groups and physicians. On August 16, 2023, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit unanimously upheld part of Federal District Court Judge Mattthew Kacsmaryk’s ruling that the FDA likely violated the law and must reinstate necessary safeguards to protect the health and safety of women lifted by the FDA since 2016.

Chemical abortions account for more than 80% of all abortions in the U.S. and is even higher in other nations.

Please Pray Specifically for:

  • The health and safety of the Alliance for Hippocratic Medicine, ADF and all the pro-life attorneys, doctors and clients participating in oral arguments; that they are able to prepare and make their arguments with divine wisdom, clarity, discernment and persuasiveness to overcome the FDA’s and Danco’s appeals.
  • The truth to be revealed that the intended purpose of Mifepristone is to destroy the life of a child.
  • The truth to be revealed that pregnancy is not a disease and abortion is not healthcare.
  • The truth to be revealed about the inherent, serious risks to women of chemical abortion pills:
    • Dangerous complications from chemical abortions occur at a much higher rate than surgical abortions.
    • Risks include incomplete abortion, septic shock, future miscarriage and stillbirth, excessive bleeding, and hemorrhaging and death from undiagnosed ectopic pregnancy.
    • Mifepristone is often used well beyond the FDA approved gestation period of 10-weeks.
    • Risks increase because women do not have an in-person doctor’s visit, miscalculate how far along they are in their pregnancy and lack medical supervision.
    • Up to one in five women will experience complications from chemical abortion pills.
    • Women are flooding Emergency Rooms across the nation with life threatening injuries from chemical abortion pills.
    • Women are uninformed about the trauma they will experience from at-home chemical abortions when they see their deceased baby.
    • Women are at serious risk of covert forced abortions from sex traffickers, boyfriends and husbands, parents or other abusers who obtain the deadly pills.
  • SCOTUS to affirm the Fifth Circuit ruling and reinstate these critical, common sense FDA safeguards:
    • No chemical abortion pills sent through the mail
    • Chemical abortion pills allowed only to the 7th week of pregnancy rather than the 10th week
    • Three in-person doctor’s office visits required
    • Physicians must administer chemical abortion pills in person
    • Providers must report non-fatal adverse events
    • The ruling to prohibit pharmacies such as CVS and Walgreens from dispensing chemical abortion pills.
  • The truth to be revealed about Abortion Pill Reversal, available to women who have taken the first dose of the abortion pill Mifepristone, immediately regret their decision and wish to reverse the effects.
  • The health and safety of all of the Justices and that they will receive the truth in their hearts and minds to prioritize the protection of both mothers and their unborn children:
    • John G. Roberts, Jr., Chief Justice of the United States
    • Clarence Thomas, Associate Justice
    • Samuel A. Alito, Jr., Associate Justice
    • Sonia Sotomayor, Associate Justice
    • Elena Kagan, Associate Justice
    • Neil M. Gorsuch, Associate Justice
    • Brett M. Kavanaugh, Associate Justice
    • Amy Coney Barrett, Associate Justice
    • Ketanji Brown Jackson, Associate Justice


Listen to Oral Arguments Livestream

You can listen to the livestream of the oral arguments this Tuesday, March 26, and find other resources and information about the case and chemical abortion on the Alliance Defending Freedom website HERE.

What this Livestream will include:

  • Livestream will start at 9:45 AM EST with a Case Preview hosted by ADF.
  • Around 10:05 AM EST, the Livestream will broadcast the oral arguments from CSPAN.
  • After the oral arguments, there will be a Post-Argument Debrief.

This is Chemical Abortion

Watch this revealing docuseries produced by Students for Life of America This is Chemical Abortion. For more information about the dangers of abortion drugs, go to abortiondrugfacts.com.

Thank You for Joining Us in Prayer

As we prepare to enter Holy Week, thank you for joining Council for Life in the specific prayers expressed above for the March 26th oral arguments and a focused prayer effort for the end of abortion and the protection of women and preborn children.

We pray for the transformation of our culture to welcome, cherish and defend God’s most precious gift of life.