FDA ordered to make "morning after" pill available to everyone - WDRB 41 Louisville News

FDA ordered to make "morning after" pill available to everyone

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LOUISIVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- If they're old enough to reproduce, they're old enough to get the morning after pill without a prescription.

That's what a federal judge is telling the Food and Drug Administration.

The FDA is ordered to make the "morning after" pill available to everyone without a prescription.

It prevents unwanted pregnancy if it's taken within 72 hours after having unprotected sex.

Right now, the FDA only allows women over age seventeen to get the morning after pill without a prescription and they have to show identification to get it.

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