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Judge Rules FDA Must Issue Death After Life

Wed, Apr. 10, 2013 Posted: 07:34 PM

This post originally appeared on on 4/10/2013.

Author: Alliance Defending Freedom Litigation Counsel Catherine Glenn Foster

On April 5, Federal District Court Judge Edward R. Korman ordered the Food and Drug Administration to allow over-the-counter distribution of Plan B abortifacient pills to girls of any age, thus striking down even the Obama administration's practice of requiring a prescription for girls 16 years old and younger.

Ironically, the FDA had originally recommended that Plan B pills be available to all ages without a prescription, but this recommendation was overridden by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius due to fears that it had not been proven "safe" for 11-year-old girls.

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