The Morning After Pill
A discussion on the FDA's (Food and Drug Administration) decision to not approve the morning-after pill for over-the-counter sales.
# 94938 | 1,273 words | 9 sources | MLA | 2007 |
Published on May 11, 2007 in Hot Topics (Birth Control) , Hot Topics (Abortion) , Medical and Health (Drugs) , Women Studies (Feminism) , English (Argument)
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The writer argues that the morning-after pill is one more strategy for controlling reproduction. The paper examines how the pill offers women a second chance to avoid an unwanted pregnancy, a "Plan B" to go to if the first plan fails. The paper further examines how emergency contraception is safe and reliable and effective for nearly 90% of women. The writer concludes that taking a morning-after pill is far from irresponsible; it makes good sense.
Sample of Sources Used:
- CBS News (2004). FDA rejects OTC morning-after pill. Retrieved 7/30/06: http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2004/06/15/health/main623159.shtml.
- Ferriman, A. (1996). The day after sex. New Statesman (London, England), 127 (4388), 5 June, 28-29.
- Gardiner, H. (2004). U. S. rules morning-after pill can't be sold over the counter.
- New York Times, May 7: Retrieved 8/2/06: http://query.nytimes.com/gest/fullpage.html?sec=health&res+9C00E5DE173CF934A35756
- Kaufman, M. (2005). FDA official quits over delay on Plan B. The Washington Post. Retrieved 8/1/06: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/31/AR2005083101271.html.
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