SB 522 would force anyone under age 17 in need of EC to get a prescription, regardless of whether they have a valid ID.
This week, a federal judge blasted the Obama administration on emergency contraception, and the battle over Arkansas’ 12-week abortion ban heated up.
The administration will ask a federal appeals court to delay implementation of a rule lifting age and point-of-sale requirements so it can pursue more restrictions.
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?
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.
The debate is characterized by anti-abortion anxiety and aversion to subsidized contraception.
The North Carolina legislature would rather see teens face unplanned pregnancies, untreated STIs, and chemical dependency issues than allow them to receive any form of health care without a parent’s approval.
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.
The Center for Reproductive Rights urged a federal court to deny a request by the Obama administration to stay an order that would make emergency contraception widely available.
Once again, politics have trumped science, and it’s women and girls who pay the price.