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. . . .

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