This week, there are new recommendations for chlamydia and gonorrhea screening for young women, a secret shopper study found that young men may have a harder time buying EC over the counter, and Kansas seizes sex toys.
The shame and stigma around emergency contraception, and all reproductive health care for that matter, all too often deter those who need reproductive care the most from accessing it.
August 1 is the one-year anniversary of the Affordable Care Act regulation requiring no cost-coverage of women’s preventive services—including contraception—going into effect. Now we can also celebrate the fact that Plan B One-Step is finally on store shelves across the country.
A federal court judge Friday refused to grant an extension of time to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration in a long-running case concerning access to emergency contraception.
U.S. District Court Judge Edward R. Korman today delivered a scorching critique of the Obama administration’s policies, saying that the FDA’s decision-making on EC has been corrupted by political influence.
Once again, politics have trumped science, and it’s women and girls who pay the price.
The Obama administration announced it was appealing a federal court order that lifted age-restrictions on the sale of emergency contraception.
The Obama administration’s newest plan to make emergency contraception over-the-counter to some groups and not others only creates more confusion and a new set of barriers to access. I guess this administration would rather play Russian Roulette with teen pregnancy than make it easier to prevent.