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JOANNA WEISS

The squeamish factor shadows Plan B debate

The squeamishness? I get it. If you’re a parent — or if you know anything about the judgment skills of teenagers — it’s not easy to imagine a 15-year-old walking into a drugstore and walking out with a powerful birth control drug.

But that’s precisely the reason Plan B needs to be available over the counter. Because talking to teens about sex isn’t easy, either.

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