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Judge Orders F.D.A. to Make Morning-After Pill Available Over the Counter for All Ages
NY TIMES ^ | 4/5/13 | Pam Belluck

Posted on 04/05/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper

A federal judge has ruled that the Unites States government must make the most common morning-after pill available over the counter for all ages, instead of requiring a prescription for girls 16 and under.

The decision, on a fraught and politically controversial subject, comes after a decade-long fight over who should have access to the pill and under what circumstances, and it counteracts an unprecedented move by the Obama administration's Health and Human Services secretary who in 2011 overruled a recommendation by the Food and Drug Administration to make the pill available for all ages without a prescription.

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See? Now Obama can say "But the JUDGE FORCED us to make the abortion pill available for everyone!"
1 posted on 04/05/2013 5:44:24 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Hmmmmmm.

Maybe the government shold provide these FREE to all Democrats.

In one generation, America’s problems will be solved!!


2 posted on 04/05/2013 5:47:34 AM PDT by ZULU (See: http://gatesofvienna.net/)
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To: SoFloFreeper

The child molesters and the prostitution industry will be dancing in the streets.


3 posted on 04/05/2013 5:48:54 AM PDT by Missouri gal
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To: SoFloFreeper
Judges

They have all the power in the universe. They make the laws. They direct the legislature. They control the executive branch. If the judge orders the US government to jump, the government must say, "How high, Sir?"

4 posted on 04/05/2013 5:49:06 AM PDT by ClearCase_guy (The ballot box is a sham. Nothing will change until after the war.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

This will probably make it much easier for girls to protect their “older” (adult predator) boyfriends. The girls won’t get pregnant, they won’t have to go to planned parenthood, they won’t have to face angry parents because of a pregnancy, and best of all for the older boyfriend, the police don’t get involved.


5 posted on 04/05/2013 5:49:46 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Missouri gal

BINGO!


6 posted on 04/05/2013 5:50:25 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: ZULU

Post of the day.


7 posted on 04/05/2013 5:51:14 AM PDT by Labyrinthos
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To: SoFloFreeper

Just saw this on Miami tv news....liberal media is SO HAPPY that 12 year old girls won’t need to see a doctor before aborting a child.


8 posted on 04/05/2013 5:51:38 AM PDT by SoFloFreeper
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To: SoFloFreeper

Say judge, we are reading that cancer patients are being turned away from clinics because of budget cuts. Will you now order the F.D.A. to provide the clinics with the cancer drugs?


9 posted on 04/05/2013 5:52:34 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise
...the police don’t get involved.Unless the girl bleeds out on her bathroom floor.
10 posted on 04/05/2013 5:52:38 AM PDT by gov_bean_ counter (Romans 1:22 Professing themselves to be wise, they became fools,)
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To: ZULU

What makes you think the government isn’t already doing this. Take the pill, flush it away, it enters the water cycle. Feminizes the fish. Goes all the way up into the sky then falls all the way back down onto me. Contraceptives in the rain.


11 posted on 04/05/2013 5:53:39 AM PDT by eaglescout1998
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To: SoFloFreeper
This decision, especially when considered in the context of the introduction of The Pill in the early 1960s, will have far more effect on the institution of marriage and the culture of the country than will the ultimate legalization of homosexual marriage.


12 posted on 04/05/2013 5:55:14 AM PDT by nathanbedford ("Attack, repeat, attack!" Bull Halsey)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Next thing it will be a new breakfast drink additive!!!!


13 posted on 04/05/2013 6:00:07 AM PDT by tired&retired
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To: SoFloFreeper

Life saving drugs require a prescription; life ending drugs don’t. The DemonRat message is loud and clear.


14 posted on 04/05/2013 6:01:27 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: gov_bean_ counter
Taking these pills is not without risk. In the near future we will learn the risk percentages, because the government now has human guinea pigs to test this drug.

This is a godsend to pimps. They can force their teenaged prostitutes to take the drug on a regular basis. Then when the girl bleeds out, the pimp can just deposit her body in a local dumpster, and go get another teenage girl to turn out.

15 posted on 04/05/2013 6:01:38 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: SoFloFreeper

you mean I can’t even get strong Tylenol without a prescription ... but these idiots want to make an ABORTION PILL ... OVER THE COUNTER!?!?!

what could go wrong?

*sigh*

I predict MANY deaths from this decision, and I am talking about the mothers.


16 posted on 04/05/2013 6:04:42 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. the economy died.)
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To: liberalh8ter

I brought that up in a way, in post #9. Life saving drugs are being denied to cancer patients. Why doesn’t the judge just order the F.D.A. to provide life saving drugs to cancer clinics? Oh wait. It’s because the drugs might SAVE LIVES! It doesn’t END them. Sorry, my bad.


17 posted on 04/05/2013 6:11:55 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: Enterprise
they won’t have to go to planned parenthood

I'm surprised that PP hasn't come out with guns blazing against this 'morning after' pill. It cuts into their profits something fierce.

18 posted on 04/05/2013 6:14:54 AM PDT by Bloody Sam Roberts (For me, I plan to die standing as a free man rather than spend one second on my knees as a slave.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Libertarians have often asked, who owns your body. Government wants to control what you eat and what medicine you can take. Indeed, many people are in jail at this very moment for “possession of a controlled substance”. Government SWAT teams descend upon farmers selling raw milk to willing customers in private transactions, not to mention raiding health food stores for selling vitamin pills it thinks should not be sold.

I can make up my own mind, thank you.

It is a shame that these issues comes to light due to demand for an abortifactant, a medicine that causes a fertilized egg to be be flushed out of a woman’s body instead of being able to finish gestation at term. If life begins at conception, the “Plan B” bill destroys a life.

Having said that, the issue returns to the fact that one human cannot own the life of another. This was how the Supreme Court decision Scott v Sanford insulted reason and human rights. In this decision, the Court ruled that Negro slaves were the property of their owners. The effect of Roe v Wade was that the unborn child was not a human with its own right to life, but instead was the property of its mother.

I reject the government’s claim to have power to regulate what I put in my body. My power over my body is a right that I reserve as unalienable and protected by the Tenth Amendment. My body is not a factor in “interstate commerce”. If there is any value to Roe v Wade that was to elaborate the unalienable right to privacy which I also claim as it pertains to what I put in my body, that is: it is my private business alone.

When a woman conceives a child, no matter what the circumstance, she has a fiduciary responsibility for the life and welfare of that separate human life until it can sustain itself. That is why conception is such a serious matter and must be protected by society.

Just because nobody else may know of the conception does not make the new life any less human and any less endowed by the Creator with the right to life. But if she kills that new life, she will have to answer to God, and not human law. We would not want to live in a society where women’s menstrual cycles are tracked (like in China at one time), in order to police unauthorized conceptions or to track the disposition of a pregnancy.


19 posted on 04/05/2013 6:21:50 AM PDT by theBuckwheat
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yesterday I had to wait 20 minutes at a pharmacy while they did a back round check on me to buy my daughter “Sudafed”. Said we could “make crack” out of it or something.

Now, my 14 year old can buy this without me. Unreal.


20 posted on 04/05/2013 6:26:15 AM PDT by albie (s)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

No, they’ve been trying for a long time to get abortion out of the clinics and into the pharmacy.

PP is not really about money. You don’t really grasp what animates them: hatred, hatred for life.

Their real purpose is libertine sex and they support anything that makes that more libertine. They don’t even care about the profits from surgical abortions (especially since they have the Gubmint gravy train behind them).

What they care about is making abortion easy and accessible. Put it into the pharmacy, remove the free-standing clinics as targets for pro-life protesters. It ends up with the same amount of abortions, if not more, but it removes the visible target.

They are driven by death not by money.


21 posted on 04/05/2013 6:26:35 AM PDT by Houghton M.
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To: SoFloFreeper
Is this judge willing to be held personally liable should a girl under 16 die from taking this pill because her parents didn't know?

No, of course he isn't.

The only impact this will have on him (in this life) is that it will make him a darling to the leftist cult of death.

Of course, it will have an entirely different impact in eternity.

22 posted on 04/05/2013 6:26:52 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Bloody Sam Roberts

They might still get some business. If it’s available OTC, then it’s something that has to be paid for with cash. If the girl can’t pay for it, then she still might turn to PP. But if an older predator is wanting to terminate a possible pregnancy to avoid all the grief it will cause, I can’t believe he would be so stupid that he wouldn’t give her the money for the pills. Predator boyfriends operate in the shadows and they want the sexual relationship to STAY THERE.


23 posted on 04/05/2013 6:34:08 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I went to Walgreens to buy a box of syringes to administer insulin to my basset, who has diabetes. They wouldn’t sell them to me. Even asking them to call my vet did no good. And they wouldn’t tell me why.

But this Plan ‘Bortion pill will be treated like free mints in the bowl at a chinese buffet?


24 posted on 04/05/2013 6:35:09 AM PDT by Cowgirl of Justice
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To: MEGoody

I wonder what the judge would say if he were standing in line at the pharmacy and a 9 year old girl bought a morning after pill. Would it occur to him that perhaps CPS might be interested, or perhaps the police should be summoned?


25 posted on 04/05/2013 6:36:13 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

I wonder if the judge is a physician?


26 posted on 04/05/2013 6:38:27 AM PDT by ncpatriot
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To: Enterprise
I wonder what the judge would say if he were standing in line at the pharmacy and a 9 year old girl bought a morning after pill.

He'd probably be proud he played a role in making this death pill available to her.

27 posted on 04/05/2013 6:45:52 AM PDT by MEGoody (You shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free.)
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To: Enterprise
This pretty well sums it up. Makes you wonder, if and when Obamacare is implemented in its intended single payer system, if there won't be a system that identifies - first and foremost - your political affiliation. It will most likely be the building block from which all medical decisions concerning your care, will be built upon!
28 posted on 04/05/2013 6:45:59 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: ncpatriot

It is unlikely that the judge is a physician. Sadly however there are many physicians who would agree to this ( ask me how I know)

The left believes that sex should be consequence free, it is a lie that they sell with big profit margins. Human sexual intercourse was designed by God to produce children. Anything else is a perversion that has multiple serious consequences that cannot be wished away even by judicial fiat.


29 posted on 04/05/2013 6:49:18 AM PDT by longfellowsmuse (last of the living nomads)
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To: ZULU

Gee,,are we now one step closer to our children being forced to take these, since they are going to be so readily available? Isn’t Planned Parenthood going to be ticked off? This may greatly decrease their business.


30 posted on 04/05/2013 6:51:55 AM PDT by austinaero
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To: SoFloFreeper

Planned Parenthood, Baby Butcher of the Country, will be upset at losing its main revenue stream if teenagers can just swallow a pill to kill their babies.


31 posted on 04/05/2013 7:06:41 AM PDT by txrefugee
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To: SoFloFreeper

But God forbid they bring an aspirin to school for a headache.


32 posted on 04/05/2013 7:17:06 AM PDT by unixfox (Abolish Slavery, Repeal The 16th Amendment!)
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To: albie

I experience that Sudafed ban a lot...as it is the only thing that works on my allergies that does not knock me out...a real problem if you work late nights

Unfortunately GW Bush admin was the one who pushed the Sudafed ban....now the rednecks cooking meth get their Sudafed from Communist China... until the Mexican Drug Cartels take them out of business.

The morning after pill needs to be prescrition only as it is a major health risk in immature hands. Sudafed bans only help Mexican Drug Cartels


33 posted on 04/05/2013 7:46:32 AM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SoFloFreeper
Judge Korman ordered the F.D.A. to lift any age and sale restrictions on the pill, Plan B One-Step, and its generic versions, within 30 days.

This man needs to be placed under investigation for the possibility of having sex with underage girls.

34 posted on 04/05/2013 7:47:19 AM PDT by SoldierDad (Proud dad of an Army Soldier who has survived 24 months of Combat deployment.)
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To: eaglescout1998

maybe something like that is happening because have you seen many student aged guys today.
Boy they’re like little girls, probably never had a fight in their life , never got dirty and act like little sissies and think the world is all about them


35 posted on 04/05/2013 7:47:54 AM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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36 posted on 04/05/2013 7:48:48 AM PDT by TheOldLady
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morning-after pill available over the counter for all ages

......To protect the child molesters.

I wondered how the left was going to get away with "normalizing" pedophilia. Now I know.

37 posted on 04/05/2013 7:50:05 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: SeminoleCounty

The Judge should have the courage of his convictions and direct the F.D.A. to order all prescription drugs be made available OTC.


38 posted on 04/05/2013 7:53:30 AM PDT by Enterprise ("Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities." Voltaire)
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To: ClearCase_guy

This judge thinks he’s a king who thinks he’s God.


39 posted on 04/05/2013 7:55:20 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: ZULU
so now boyfriends can slip their pregnant girlfriends this pill?....incredible...

you can't buy alcohol at any age but you can buy a devastating drug..???

40 posted on 04/05/2013 8:06:59 AM PDT by cherry
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To: SoFloFreeper

a Reagan appointee no less


41 posted on 04/05/2013 8:14:02 AM PDT by EDINVA
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To: SoFloFreeper
We're going to see a lot of dead little girls because of this. The pill is designed as a morning after. What if a little girl is 3-4 months pregnant and decides she wants to take these pills by the handful because she changed her mind about having the child?
If the child isn't completely removed from the mothers body after it's killed, it will rot inside her.
42 posted on 04/05/2013 8:18:47 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: liberalh8ter

“Life saving drugs require a prescription; life ending drugs don’t.”

That sure puts things in perspective.


43 posted on 04/05/2013 8:22:20 AM PDT by MichaelCorleone (A return to Jesus and prayer in the schools is the only way.)
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To: MichaelCorleone
I thought I'd just cut through the B.S. and get to the point.
44 posted on 04/05/2013 8:27:12 AM PDT by liberalh8ter (The only difference between flash mob 'urban yutes' and U.S. politicians is the hoodies.)
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To: SoFloFreeper

Yep. I said that long ago as did many of you.


45 posted on 04/05/2013 8:29:37 AM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: SoFloFreeper

I can only conclude the public schools are doing a great job of brainwashing our youth as at the rate liberals want to abort, they should be almost extinct.

The public schools are just creating more of them.


46 posted on 04/05/2013 8:44:12 AM PDT by Wurlitzer (Nothing says "ignorance" like Islam!)
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To: longfellowsmuse
Human sexual intercourse was designed by God to produce children. Anything else is a perversion

So, making love to your wife is a perversion?

Can you point to the part of the Bible where that is written?

47 posted on 04/05/2013 8:47:20 AM PDT by Las Vegas Ron (Medicine is the keystone in the arch of socialism)
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To: cherry
so now boyfriends can slip their pregnant girlfriends this pill?....incredible...

On the bright side, at least the boys will have some say in the reproduction debate. He can just keep sneaking her these pills just in case.

Girls won't need birth control pills anymore. They can just take one pill, dump the kid, and go back to playing.

You don't war with nature and expect to win. These girls are going to take so many of these pills, something is going to go very wrong.

Eggs have been removed from under chickens for so long, most American breeds of chickens no longer know how to hatch their eggs. It's been bred out of them. If it weren't for machines hatching eggs, these chickens would be extinct today. They can no longer propagate on their own.
So many mothers have their babies and drop them off at day care centers, mothers no longer know how to be mothers. The unconditional love a mother should have for her infant has been bred out of them. Today, the "village" raises the child, and it's not turning out well at all.
Kids think sex is love. They don't know the difference, because they've never experienced love. "Mommy" was too busy at work to teach them.

48 posted on 04/05/2013 8:52:12 AM PDT by concerned about politics ("Get thee behind me, Liberal")
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To: MichaelCorleone

Wow. It sure does.


49 posted on 04/05/2013 8:54:59 AM PDT by Ray76 (Do you reject Obama? And all his works? And all his empty promises?)
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To: SoFloFreeper

I wish it didn’t exist. But since it exists and is legal, I actually prefer it this way, because now doctors are not involved in the process.

On the other hand, it is sad, tragic even that a kid can buy a pill that will at least remove part of her living tissue from her body forcibly and unnaturally, and in reality will kill a child, but CANNOT buy an anti-histamine because someone is afraid that child is too immature to know not to abuse the drug, or worse to make it into meth.


50 posted on 04/05/2013 9:19:41 AM PDT by CharlesWayneCT
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