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Judge Rules ‘Morning-After Pill’ Be Available to All Ages without Prescription

BY RELEVANT CURRENT April 05, 2013

A Federal Judge has ordered that the controversial morning-after birth control pill be available to all ages, without a doctor’s prescription. Up to now, the pill was only available to girls 16 and under with a prescription from a physician. The decision counter’s the Obama administration’s Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius’s 2011 decision to overrule an FDA recommendation that the pill be made available over the counter for all ages. The age restriction on Plan B, One-Step and other generic versions of the pill will be lifted within the next 30 days …

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