NPR: Judge Reluctantly Approves Government Plan For Morning-After Pill
An obviously unhappy Judge Edward Korman has approved the Obama administration's proposal to make just one formulation of the morning-after birth control pill available over the counter without age restrictions.
New York Times: U.S. Drops Bid to Limit Sales of Morning-After Pill
New York Times: Judge Refuses to Drop Order on Contraceptive Pill Without Regard to Age
Christian Science Monitor: Judge won't delay his order for easy access to 'morning after' pill
A federal judge on Friday refused to significantly delay his order that the morning-after emergency contraception pill be made widely available to women and girls regardless of their age.
McClatchy: Federal judge denies FDA effort to block contraceptive access
A New York federal judge on Friday denied a request by the Obama administration to delay his April 5 court order that allows emergency contraceptives to be sold without age limits or a prescription.
The Guardian: Plan B age-restriction appeal from US government denied by federal judge
Pharmalive.com: Judge Slams 'Frivolous' Obama Defense Of Birth Control Pill
In a scathing decision, a federal judge criticized the Obama administration for a “frivolous” stalling tactic to defend age restrictions for the morning after birth control pill.
Business Week: Judge in NYC refuses to suspend his Plan B ruling
A government appeal of a ruling giving women of all ages broad access to morning-after birth control is frivolous, a federal judge said Friday as he refused to suspend enforcement of his decision pending appeal.
Putting Politics Ahead of Science
Attorney who fought contraception limits hits Obama administration's tactics
One of the attorneys who successfully sued to make a type of emergency contraception available without age restrictions is crying foul over the Obama administration’s 11th-hour decision to appeal the ruling.