Is 15 too young to buy the “morning-after” pill? That’s the question dividing parents in our area after a controversial decision Tuesday from the federal government.
The FDA announced Tuesday it has approved making the Plan B morning-after pill available over the counter. But purchasers have to be at least 15 to buy it, and will have to provide proof of age at the cash register.
They show images of toddlers and what the campaign calls the “hard-hitting facts about the money and time costs of parenting, and the negative consequences of having a child before you are ready.”
Ken Cuccinelli aspires to be the next governor of Virginia after spending four years trying to deny women’s health care rights, blocking Obamacare and forcing his ideology and personal beliefs on the Commonwealth of Virginia.
If you like the GOP war on women, you are going to love Paul Ryan. After all, Ryan’s record on women’s health could easily be mistaken for one of W. Mitt Romney’s primary opponents, Rick Santorum.
The decision, which was handed down Thursday in Washington D.C., means that most Americans will be required to have health insurance or pay a fine.
Instead of working on the economy the GOP has focused on denying women access to health care.
Cardinal Timothy Dolan is continuing to speak out against the Obama administration’s controversial birth control mandate a day after Catholic institutions around the country filed a lawsuit against the policy.
Dr. Dara Richardson-Heron will step down from her position with Susan G. Komen for the Cure at the end of April. She said in a statement that she was leaving to “pursue new career opportunities.”
Cardinal Timothy Dolan said the Health and Human Services regulation on providing free contraceptive services to employees of religiously based institutions is a violation of religious freedom.
Karen Handel, the charity’s vice president for public policy, told Komen officials she supported the move to cut off funding for Planned Parenthood.
“It just feels like it’s all tarnished now,” said former supporter Dorothy Twinney. “Honestly, I’m not sure what they can do to change that.”
“We want to apologize to the American public for recent decisions that cast doubt upon our commitment to our mission of saving women’s lives,” the group said in a statement.
Bloomberg said politics “have no place” in health care and said “We should be helping women access that care, not placing barriers in their way.”
Planned Parenthood officials believe the charity caved in to the anti-abortion lobby.