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Over-the-Counter Emergency Contraception? The FDA Saga Continues

Are you tired of waiting for the FDA to get its head out of you-know-where and finally approve over-the-counter sales of emergency contraception?  Then let them know.

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Idaho Pharmacy Board Gives a Pass to Pharmacist Who Refused to Fill Prescription

The Walgreens pharmacists who placed a woman’s life in potential danger by refusing to fill a prescription for methergin – a medication which stops uterine bleeding  – and who also refused to refer a nurse practitioner to another pharmacy will walk away without discipine from the Idaho Board of Pharmacy.

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What Pharmacy Denials in Missouri Would Mean for Me

As more states debate legislation to protect pharmacists who refuse to fill prescriptions on “moral” grounds, many consumers may face debates, forced public disclosures or delay at the pharmacy counter.

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Morning Roundup: (VIDEO) Oprah’s Teen Pregnancy

Oprah’s story of teen pregnancy and suicidal thoughts, emergency contraception in Ireland, SBA List scores the health care repeal, and the ACLU is doing what?

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In Maryland Hospital Debate, Women’s Health Ignored

Another fight is brewing over Catholic hospitals and reproductive health care – this time in Maryland, where a dispute over building a hospital may result in fewer options for abortion care, contraception, fertility treatments and other health services.

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Morning Roundup: Watch Out for Sodomy Obsessed Representatives, Minnesota

Sodomy obsessed state reps in Minnesota, profile of Steph Herold, Rick Santorum continues the steps towards a presidental campaign, and twenty percent of British women have taken emergency contraception.

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Don’t Throw Out Your Sexy Lingerie Or Jump Up and Down: Get A Real Plan

A new campaign from Plan B, the makers of emergency contraception, launch a new campaign urging women to plan for unprotected sex by keeping EC on hand rather than ending up freaking out after the fact, unsure what to do or how to do it.

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WaPo FAIL: Nothing “Controversial” About ella

Today the Washington Post swallowed hook, line, and sinker the rhetoric of the far right anti-choice community on “ella,” a new emergency contraceptive now available to women in the United States, calling it “controversial.”

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The Launch of ella: A New Way to Prevent Pregnancy, Another Anti-Choice Controversy

A new form of emergency contraception, ella, is now available to women in the United States. And predictably, the far right is up in arms.

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When Politics Trump Science Women Lose

Last week, the Center for Reproductive Rights filed a contempt of court motion against the FDA for failing to make a timely decision on age restrictions for over-the-counter emergency contraception.

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