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U.S. regulators on Tuesday approved the Plan B One-Step emergency contraception for sale to girls and women ages 15 and older without a prescription and on store shelves instead of behind pharmacy counters, Food and Drug Administration officials announced.
Morning-after pill available over the counter to all ages in US
USA TODAY: A federal judge in New York has ordered the Food and Drug Administration to make the “morning-after” pill available over the counter and without prescription to girls of all ages.
The ruling overturns a decision in 2011 by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius which barred over-the-counter sales of the controversial pill to girls under 17. Sebelius’ decision itself had overruled an FDA recommendation to widen availability.
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This is important
THIS IS SIGNIFICANTLY SIGNIFICANT, NEEDS EVERY REBLOG THERE IS, NOT EVEN BULLSHITTING YOU SPREAD THIS AROUND
ENORMOUS SIGNAL BOOST.
THIS IS IMPORTANT. REBLOGGING FOR MY FOLLOWERS.
HOLY SHIT BLESS THE PHARMACIES
IMPORTANT NOTE TO COUNTERACT THE PROPAGANDA: THIS IS NOT AN ABORTION PILL.
PLAN B IS A MASSIVE DOSE OF HORMONAL BIRTH CONTROL THAT WILL PREVENT OVULATION IF TAKEN WITHIN ~72 HOURS OF UNPROTECTED PIV SEX. IT IS MORE EFFECTIVE THE SOONER YOU TAKE IT, SO IF YOUR BARRIER METHOD FAILS, TAKE THIS MEDICINE WITHOUT DELAY!
The men in the Arkansas legislature seemed really concerned with making sure people give birth if they’re having sex.
Forget employment, let’s just work on increasing the population instead! And not by the choice of the people!
Did you know that 28 states in the US don’t require public schools to teach sexuality education? And some schools are only allowed to offer abstinence-only-until-marriage programs, which leave out info about birth control, condoms and more.