A new remote-controlled contraceptive implant is in development and could be on the market by 2018. It would last up to 16 years, and women could turn off the device themselves without a trip to a health-care provider.
The Second Circuit Court of appeals denied in part the Obama administration’s request that an earlier ruling to make emergency contraception widely available be put on hold.
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?
Since EC clearly reduces the incidence of unplanned pregnancies, making it available wherever humans congregate—both on and off-campus—makes good, pragmatic sense.