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.
After carefully considering her situation and making a personal decision, a young woman heads to her local pharmacy. Unfortunately for this young woman, politics and an unwarranted age restriction have followed her to the counter and will deny her access to the emergency contraceptive she needs.
More families are going hungry, the NYC Council will vote on requiring CPCs to disclose they are not health care facilities, CRR takes the FDA to court, and more.
William Saletan provides some “lessons for the pro-life crowd”; the FDA gets sued over emergency contraception; Rep. Steve Driehaus drops his complaint against the anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List and more.
What is emergency contraception? And is it harmful to keep taking it?
In an unexpected move, the Washington State Board of Pharmacy moves to change a rule which prevents pharmacies from being able to refuse to dispense emergency contraception. But the public outcry, once again, may be too much to ignore.
The Barrett for Governor campaign releases another ad claiming Scott Walker is too extreme for the state, this time on focusing on rape and abortion.
In Washington State, anti-choice Republican Dino Rossi challenges incumbent U.S. Senator Patty Murray, one of the more staunch women’s health and rights supporters in Congress.
It would be nice if Cannon could treat all women the way he’d like his own wife, sisters and daughters to be treated; with respect and privacy to make their own reproductive decisions.
The new post-coital contraceptive, ulipristal (also known as ella), has been FDA approved. As a doctor who wants women to have as many choices as possible, I’m thrilled to have another option to offer to women. But this particular new choice actually leaves me feeling queasy.