Friday, December 9, 2011
President Obama Backs HHS Emergency Contraception Decision
It's depressing to see President Obama using his daughters to argue for a decision that places politically motivated hurdles in the way of access to a safe and effective option for teenage girls of all ages to prevent unintended pregnancy.
The New York Times: Obama Backs Limit on Sale to Teenagers of Morning-After Pill, by Mark Landler:
President Obama, noting that he was the father of two daughters, threw his wholehearted support on Thursday behind a decision by his health and human services secretary, Kathleen Sebelius, not to allow emergency contraceptives to be sold over the counter to young teenagers. . . .