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Judge orders morning-after pill available without prescription (To females of ANY age!)
CNN ^ | April 5, 2013 | Elizabeth Landau

Posted on 04/05/2013 9:22:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

A federal judge in Brooklyn, New York, has ordered the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after birth control pill available to people of any age without a prescription.

The order overturned a 2011 decision by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius to require a prescription for girls under 17.

The FDA said it couldn't comment because it is an ongoing legal mater.

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended last year that oral contraceptives be sold over the counter in an effort to reduce the number of unintended pregnancies in the United States. Opponents of prescription requirements say prescriptions can delay access to the drug.

In 2011, Teva Woman's Health Inc, maker of Plan B One-Step, had asked the FDA to make the drug available without prescription to all sexually active girls and women. Sebelius overruled that recommendation, saying "I do not believe enough data were presented to support the application."

On Friday, U.S. District Court Judge Edward Korman said, "The decisions of the Secretary with respect to Plan B One-Step and that of the FDA with respect to the Citizen Petition, which it had no choice but to deny, were arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable."

Friday's order came in response to a lawsuit launched by the Center for Reproductive Rights....

(Excerpt) Read more at cnn.com ...


TOPICS: Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; Front Page News; Government
KEYWORDS: abortion; activistjudge; ageofconsent; ageofconsentlaws; contraception; cultureofcorruption; culturewar; drugs; judicialactivism; moralabsolutes; morningafterpill; parentalnotification; sexpositiveagenda; statutoryrape; stds; teenpregnancy

1 posted on 04/05/2013 9:22:07 AM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

America is dead


2 posted on 04/05/2013 9:23:12 AM PDT by Viennacon
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To: Viennacon

well thank goodness that pseudoephedrine is locked down!


3 posted on 04/05/2013 9:28:56 AM PDT by NativeSon ( Grease the floor with Crisco when I dance the Disco)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

may as well let boys and men of any age buy it too. they may want it for their sweetie pie.


4 posted on 04/05/2013 9:30:13 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I guess that this means that girls age 16 and under who are victims of statutory rape will not come to medical attention, and therefore not be reported to the legal authorities.


5 posted on 04/05/2013 9:43:51 AM PDT by paterfamilias
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To: Secret Agent Man

With no prescription required, gender makes no difference. Anybody could pick it up off the shelf.

I wonder if it could be given to somebody without them knowing they’ve been given it. Slip it in their chocolate pudding or something.

This judge better say whether the store that sold the pills will be legally liable if the woman, as well as her baby, dies.


6 posted on 04/05/2013 9:56:58 AM PDT by butterdezillion (,)
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To: butterdezillion

yup, they could be tic tacs no as far as anyone is concerned.


7 posted on 04/05/2013 10:09:02 AM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“Everyone gets an abortion. Everyone gets an abortion” #oprah #liberalwomencheer


8 posted on 04/05/2013 10:11:47 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: butterdezillion

If there is no prescription and the pharmacist makes the decision to give it to her, he is liable if the child is underage because the child cannot legally make the informed decision.


9 posted on 04/05/2013 10:13:31 AM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Statutory rapists, child molesters and the incestuous must be overjoyed.


10 posted on 04/05/2013 10:41:46 AM PDT by Persevero (Homeschooling for Excellence since 1992)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Moma, don’t let your son’s grow up to be cowboys - make sure they are surgeons, and specialists in gynecological oncology.

With Big Government tweaking the hormone system of developing females with “Morning After”, “3 Day After” and “5-Day After” pills available to any and all with no medical advice regarding frequency of use consequences, there Will be an endless stream of future patients for your “My Son, the Doctor”.

Being a bit of a slut is one thing, being a pregnant slut another. Being a cancerous, soon to be room temperature, slut is entirely different.

Those who think merely getting pregnant is a result of no birth control or abortion pill are either ignorant or on the Democratic/commie plantation.

Cut off Federal Aid to sluts and they Will become traditional American married mothers again. With no more sluts/bastards money from Big Government, women will once again discover the essential nature of marriage and a husband/father.

Only “Mack Daddy’s” and “Baby Daddy’s” will be harmed by cutting off funds to the slutty.

Just cut off funding for sluts and watch how fast those sluts learn to require a marriage ring as the price of sex. After all, Moses and Jesus recommended marriage over sluttery - and it worked in America until LBJ’s “Great Society” funded sluttery on a nation wide basis.

Uhhh - was that a recommendation they made, or was it a command based upon “Higher Authority”?


11 posted on 04/05/2013 11:17:27 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Moma, don’t let your son’s grow up to be cowboys - make sure they are surgeons, and specialists in gynecological oncology.

With Big Government tweaking the hormone system of developing females with “Morning After”, “3 Day After” and “5-Day After” pills available to any and all with no medical advice regarding frequency of use consequences, there Will be an endless stream of future patients for your “My Son, the Doctor”.

Being a bit of a slut is one thing, being a pregnant slut another. Being a cancerous, soon to be room temperature, slut is entirely different.

Those who think merely getting pregnant is a result of no birth control or abortion pill are either ignorant or on the Democratic/commie plantation.

Cut off Federal Aid to sluts and they Will become traditional American married mothers again. With no more sluts/bastards money from Big Government, women will once again discover the essential nature of marriage and a husband/father.

Only “Mack Daddy’s” and “Baby Daddy’s” will be harmed by cutting off funds to the slutty.

Just cut off funding for sluts and watch how fast those sluts learn to require a marriage ring as the price of sex. After all, Moses and Jesus recommended marriage over sluttery - and it worked in America until LBJ’s “Great Society” funded sluttery on a nation wide basis.

Uhhh - was that a recommendation they made, or was it a command based upon “Higher Authority”?


12 posted on 04/05/2013 11:19:01 AM PDT by GladesGuru (In a society predicated upon freedom, it is necessary to examine principles."..)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
We should be pretty dang close to the bottom of that slippery slope by now.
13 posted on 04/05/2013 11:23:08 AM PDT by mtg
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To: Viennacon

Documentation File on the negative impact of the Obamanation Counterculture on America.


14 posted on 04/05/2013 11:30:47 AM PDT by Graewoulf (Traitor John Roberts' Commune-Style Obama'care' violates U.S. Constitution AND Anti-Trust Law.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The judge is ordering it...so, how about bringing up on charges of practicing medicine without a license or prescribing drugs without a pharmacist’s license.

If he gets away with this then any judge could order the dispensing of any drug, regardless of danger, to be sold over the counter.


15 posted on 04/05/2013 11:48:05 AM PDT by RJS1950 (The democrats are the "enemies foreign and domestic" cited in the federal oath)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

This is great for pedos! Give the kiddo an abortion pill and all the evidence is erased. The day after pill also has serious side effects parents should be watching for. When the collective becomes the parent, there are no advoates and no love for the child.

This judge is either stupid or evil. Typical of socialist societies, this decison defies all common sense and decency.


16 posted on 04/05/2013 12:44:24 PM PDT by SaraJohnson
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Our culture is crap. The consequences of our cultural rot are going to be epic fail.


17 posted on 04/05/2013 1:48:33 PM PDT by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Funny thing, if a drug is “over the counter” most insurance won’t cover it.


18 posted on 04/05/2013 1:59:08 PM PDT by Mike Darancette (And winter is coming.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So where did this judge get his license to practice medicine?


19 posted on 04/05/2013 5:13:19 PM PDT by KoRn (Department of Homeland Security, Certified - "Right Wing Extremist")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Let’s see - does that mean they won’t be covered now on any prescription plan?


20 posted on 04/06/2013 10:27:38 AM PDT by ex-snook (God is Love)
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To: Mike Darancette

Just wait. This will be one of those “tweaks” they’re always talking about. But, at least the judge didn’t order every sexually active girl to check in every morning and take a pill. Yet.


21 posted on 04/06/2013 5:59:51 PM PDT by Terry Mross (This country will fail to exist in my lifetime. And I'm gettin' up there in age.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet; wagglebee

If the so-called “morning after pill” can be mandated to be available without a prescription or age of majority status or parental approval, then why the hell isn’t birth control also afforded this same availability?

Abortion as “birth control” is bad policy. But the Sanda Sluts of the world want somebody ELSE to pay for their birth control. When it’s available over the counter, you have to reach in your own pocket and pay 100% of the cost.

Dead Red Ted Kennedy opposed medical savings accounts that could be used to personally bank pre-tax dollars into a savings plan for use and rolling over the unused dollars into the subsequent years. He fought that tooth and nail until he died.


22 posted on 04/07/2013 11:38:35 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Secret Agent Man
may as well let boys and men of any age buy it too. they may want it for their sweetie pie.

It's the "After date rape" drug.

23 posted on 04/07/2013 11:40:13 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: SaraJohnson

Excuse my ignorance, but how would taking a morning after pill erase all evidence of rape or pedophilia having occurred?


24 posted on 04/07/2013 11:47:12 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: a fool in paradise

I just think if “ANY” woman can get it, why not EVERYONE.

It’s clearly harmless. FDA says so. Judge says so. Planned Parenthood says so. Public schools say so. All of our liberal experts say so.


25 posted on 04/07/2013 12:11:26 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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