Make pill available for all ages Girls are unlikely to carry identification at the age of 15. Therefore, merely lowering the age limit is a political move to silence further discussion on this topic [“Monday last day for morning-after pill appeal”, seattletimes.com, May 12]. I strongly believe the pill should be available to women of all…More
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Government does not have youth’s best interest in mind The priority of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the Obama administration must be to end restrictions on drugs for responsible adults [“Judge in NYC refuses to suspend his Plan B ruling,” seattletimes.com, May 10]. For years, terminally ill patients have been denied access by the FDA…More
Rules for female and male prescriptions should be the same Females as young as 16 can get the Plan B pill to terminate potential pregnancies without prescriptions. Depending on the outcome of another court case, they may be able to acquire it at an even younger age [“Judge in NYC rips opposition to Plan B order,”…More
Adoption should be considered as an alternative My one issue in this whole debate is the “either/or” people when it comes to unplanned pregnancy — either you keep it or you kill it [“Debate over morning-after pill for 15-year-olds,” seattletimes.com, May 4]. As one of the many thousands of parents hoping to adopt in the United States,…More