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  • A Contraceptive Implant with Remote Control

    07/09/2014 12:49:36 PM PDT · by lbryce · 11 replies
    Richard Dawkins Foundation ^ | July 8, 2014 | Gwen Kinkead
    The hunt for a perfect contraceptive has gone on for millennia. A new candidate is now on the horizon: a wireless implant that can be turned on and off with a remote control and that is designed to last up to 16 years. If it passes safety and efficacy tests, the device would be more convenient for many women because, unlike existing contraceptive implants, it can be deactivated without a trip to the clinic and an outpatient procedure, and it would last nearly half their reproductive life. Developed by MicroCHIPS of Lexington, Massachusetts, the device will begin pre-clinical testing next...
  • Undercover Video: Underage Girls Can’t Buy Sudafed But Can Easily Buy Plan B Drug

    11/12/2013 2:33:59 PM PST · by Morgana · 18 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    A pro-life student group today released a new video showing young girls not legally old enough for sexual relations were unable to buy the sudafed cold medicine but could easily purchase the Plan B drug. Although sex with a girl 15-years-old or younger if statutory rape, the girls had no problems getting the drugs at nationally-known stores. Earlier this year, the Food & Drug Administration announced that “Plan B,” also known as the “morning after pill”, should be sold over the counter to anyone of any age. Before that it could only be sold to those 17 and older. Plan...
  • Warner applauds Senior Center<br> Makes remarks on pill debate during visit to Charlottesville

    05/14/2003 7:19:31 AM PDT · by The Other Harry · 692+ views
    Warner applauds Senior Center Makes remarks on pill debate during visit to Charlottesville By Bob Gibson / Daily Progress staff writer May 14, 2003 Gov. Mark R. Warner said Tuesday that he rejects a Northern Virginia GOP lawmaker’s efforts to redefine "morning after" birth control pills as abortion agents and to have the pills banned from university student health centers. "I agree with the attorney general’s office," said Warner, speaking in Charlottesville. He was referring to a Friday afternoon memorandum to colleges by Attorney General Jerry W. Kilgore’s office that found the state’s universities are not violating Virginia’s informed...
  • James Madison stops providing 'morning after' pill to students

    04/23/2003 12:34:01 AM PDT · by nickcarraway · 35 replies · 1,981+ views
    HARRISONBURG, Va. -- In response to a complaint from a state legislator, James Madison University will stop providing "morning after" birth-control pills at its campus health center. The state-supported college's board of visitors voted Friday to stop dispensing the emergency contraception pill after receiving a letter from Del. Robert Marshall, R-Manassas, criticizing the practice.