Skip to comments.Undercover Video: Underage Girls Canít Buy Sudafed But Can Easily Buy Plan B Drug
Posted on 11/12/2013 2:33:59 PM PST by Morgana
A pro-life student group today released a new video showing young girls not legally old enough for sexual relations were unable to buy the sudafed cold medicine but could easily purchase the Plan B drug. Although sex with a girl 15-years-old or younger if statutory rape, the girls had no problems getting the drugs at nationally-known stores.
Earlier this year, the Food & Drug Administration announced that Plan B, also known as the morning after pill, should be sold over the counter to anyone of any age. Before that it could only be sold to those 17 and older. Plan B contains very high doses of the birth control pill, which a woman needs to see a doctor to obtain, and is meant to either prevent pregnancy or stop implantation of a unique human being following conception.
Students for Life of America opposed the decision, saying it completely cut out the womans doctor and in the cases of minors, her parents or guardians.
In August and September, Students for Life of America went undercover in 30 Walgreens, Rite-Aid, and CVS stores across the nation to find out what would happen when a minor, 15-year-old girl tried to purchase Sudafed, a common cold medicine, as well as Plan B. The undercover videos were shot in Ohio, South Carolina, and Arizona.
At each store, the 15-year-old girl was legally unable to purchase Sudafed because of her age but was able to purchase Plan B.
At two stores in Arizona and South Carolina, the minors mother returned the package of Plan B and asked the clerk as to why her daughter could purchase a birth control drug but not a cold medicine. In South Carolina, the pharmacist told the mother that she, almost refused the sale because she was uncomfortable selling Plan B to the minor.
In efforts to supposedly help women and give them access, the abortion industry and their leaders at Planned Parenthood, have completely disregarded a womans health in the process, said Kristan Hawkins, president of Students for Life of America. Young girls are able to purchase an abortion-inducing drug without their parents permission but arent able to buy cold medicine. The logic makes zero sense.
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Hawkins told LifeNews that the release of this, and other videos to come, is the first step in launching SFLAs Expose Plan B Project, which aims to create and pass legislation on both the national and state levels that will put into place common-sense restrictions of Plan B, like preventing the sale of the drug to minors without parental consent and allowing drug store employees to refuse to sell the drug if their conscience dictates.
She told LifeNews that her group has also asked supporters to sign a petition that calls on Walgreens, CVS and Rite-Aid to stop selling Plan B until common-sense regulations can ensure the rights of parents and the safety of minors are protected.
While the sale of Plan B is legal, it is in no way safe or controlled as it takes the parent and doctor out of the young girls healthcare choices, said Hawkins. This legislation will aim to control the sale of the drug as well as provide conscience protections to those employees who have moral objections.
Why is this “undercover”? Isn’t this exactly what the law allows?
Yep, Dems want to make sure that Abortion is available to every female, no matter what age. I’m guessing that an ID isn’t also required as that would be considered “racist.”
In most places you don’t have to show identification to vote, but you have to hand over your driver license to buy Sudafed.
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“Although sex with a girl 15-years-old or younger if [sic] statutory rape,...”
For 15-year-old boys?
Sure, charge them both. More people in the legal system equals more work for lawyers. Lawyer legislators are great at passing laws, and laws are employment programs for lawyers.
A total of 193 drugs (701 brand and generic names) are known to interact with Plan B (levonorgestrel). 13 major drug interactions (37 brand and generic names)
157 moderate drug interactions (603 brand and generic names)
23 minor drug interactions (61 brand and generic names)
As opposed to aspirin.
A total of 470 drugs (1954 brand and generic names) are known to interact with aspirin.
76 major drug interactions (326 brand and generic names)
321 moderate drug interactions (1310 brand and generic names)
73 minor drug interactions (318 brand and generic names)
Well as Mayor Bloomberg said..
You can have all the plan B you want kid, just don’t wash it down with a big soda or smoke a cig after sex.
The article’s title is misleading. Underage girls can certainly buy Sudafed. The girls in the video were only denied Sudafed because they would not present a valid ID (a school ID with photo would have been sufficient). In fact, every single person in the U.S., young and old, needs to present valid ID in order to buy Sudafed.
What does the morning after pill have to do with abortion?
A 15 yr old girl cannot get her ears pierced, but she can have a surgical procedure performed that will end child’s life, and very potentially endanger her own.
I meant to say, “.... that will end HER child’s life....”
According to the RAT party and the enemy media, anyone who opposes abortion at any age is “waging war against women.”
It causes a fertlized egg to be eliminated from the body.
Because that’s how it works. It’s an abortifacient.
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