Topic: Plan B

Plan B Saved My Life – Or At Least My Sanity

Plan B Saved My Life â Or At Least My Sanity

I am outraged over Plan B.

For those who don’t know, the emergency contraception – two pills you take with water – came very close to being offered in drugstores without a prescription thanks to the FDA’s approval. It was pretty much a done deal, actually, until Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius overturned the ruling, claiming that girls under 17 won’t understand how to use it properly (because, you know, swallowing pills is complicated business). That means that if you’re under 17 and, say, your condom broke – well, you’re out of luck.

This all brings me back to the time I took the morning-after pill (not sure if was called Plan B back then, but it was the same deal). More »