Morning After Pill now requires no prescription for minors


POSTED: Friday, April 5, 2013 - 6:17pm

UPDATED: Sunday, April 7, 2013 - 9:02am

The Morning After Pill, or as some call it, Plan B, has always been a controversial medicine, but after a federal judge's ruling this Thursday the debate around this emergency contraception has become a little more heated. 

A  federal judge in Brooklyn ruled that a person of any age can purchase this pill without a prescription.

KETK spoke with Dr. Hope Short of Hope Family Medicine who warns, "The problems are multi-faceted. A lot of possible emotional problems, I don't agree at all that it should be non-prescription."

Hope advises parents to take the proper precautions with children so they will not be tempted to purchase this medicine, saying, " Take them to the doctor and discuss what their options are, one of which is abstinence."

The FDA has made no comment at this time but the U.S.. Department of Justice indicates a possible appeal of the ruling is being considered.

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Which mindless idiot enacted this absurd legislation? I do hope the DOJ appeals this ludicrous ruling. Are we so out of touch with morality that an 11 year old can go and get an abortion pill without parental consent. How far have we fallen that we even consider this proposition. I think we have written our own destiny unless we change course very quickly. Remember the lessons of history when immorality prevailed.

55 million abortions since Roe v. Wade and still climbing. God KNEW every one of them. ... and no one is talking about that. Welcome to the new America that can now abort more conveniently and continue on a reckless path.

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