I Am 16, Going On 17, Now I Can Get Plan B

In a blistering ruling, Judge Edward Korman denounced the politicization of the FDA under George W. Bush that led to that agency's restricting the over-the-counter use of the "Plan B" abortifacient to women 18 and older. Freeing women everywhere from the insufferable arbitrary rulings of politics, he ordered the FDA to make Plan B available OTC to...


Damn those Bushies!

We'll just ignore for the present the fact that Plan B's being approved by the FDA at all was the triumph of politics over medicine, and the further fact that Plan B's manufacturer has never studied its effects in adolescents, so the judge has just volunteered 17-yr-olds in his state as guinea pigs. Why would we care about that? It's only women.