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JOAN VENNOCHI

Plan B, and politics of parenthood

To advocates of universal access to emergency contraception, President Obama’s resistance to the cause is a sign of cowardice.

It’s “ The Politics of Prude,” according to a recent Slate article, in which writer Emily Bazelon argues that a federal court ruling calling for the FDA to lift age and sale restrictions on Plan B “exposes the hypocrisy of the Obama administration — its sacrifice of science to political expediency.”

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