Continuing to fight science and common sense on Plan B isn’t serving anyone’s interests. Pro-choicers are mad, anti-choicers aren’t placated, and women are hurt in the process. So why does the Obama administration insist on keeping up this pointless fight?
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.
The judgment is littered with scathing descriptions of bad faith, politically-motivated maneuvering, and unbelievable wastes of time and taxpayers’ money as well as jaw-dropping legal mistakes—all of which go well beyond the language one expects to find in typical legal opinions.
Add an extra doctor visit and cut off two weeks to use the drug? Looks like the legislature is trying to backdoor ban RU-486 by closing down the window when it can be used.
Here is a $12 billion problem we really can actually go a long way towards eliminating.
The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists now supports birth control pills being sold over-the-counter. What could our health care system look like if doctors were less involved as gatekeepers to access to contraception?
Evidence that emergency contraception is just that — contraception — has prompted agencies to change the labeling of the drug to underscore that EC prevents fertilization. But the strategy of anti-choicers on EC is the same-old same old: They keep blurring the lines between contraception and abortion.
The FDA thinks about making Plan B available to everyone–and avoiding those pharmacists who think they know better than you what you need.
How would you react if you learned that a prominent women’s health organization commissioned a perfume that contains chemicals with demonstrated negative health effects?
The company that makes the morning-after pill Plan B One-Step recently asked the FDA to make it available over-the-counter for women of all ages. Sound good? It is and it isn’t.