According to The Grio, the Obama administration decided to go along with a judge’s order to allow girls of any age to purchase emergency contraception without prescriptions. However, the health of the young women taking these birth control pills is bring questioned.
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Personally, as a feminist, I find this to be a huge step in the right direction for women’s rights. Plan B can be considered as a safe and effective form of birth control and any teen who chooses to engage in sexual activity, should be able to use this as a safety net. I find comfort in knowing that female teens will be able to practice safe sex comfortably.
NARAL Pro-Choice America President Ilyse Hogue claims, “By making emergency contraception available to women of all ages, the FDA is taking an important step to reduce unintended pregnancies and put women in control of their futures.”
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