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Judge: Post-Sex Contraception Now For Girls of All Ages

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April 05, 2013 AT 10:00 AM
A federal judge has ruled that the United 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. Host @DavidBegnaud delivers breaking news and today's trending buzz in 45 seconds.