Judge rules FDA must issue death after life

On April 5, Federal District Court Judge Edward R. Korman ordered the Food and Drug Administration to allow over-the-counter distribution of Plan B abortifacient pills to girls of any age, thus striking down even the Obama administration's practice of requiring a prescription for girls 16 years old and younger. Ironically, the FDA had originally recommended that Plan B pills be available to all ages without a prescription, but this recommendation was overridden by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius due to fears that it had not been proven "safe" for 11-year-old girls. That age was crucial to Sebelius, because 10 percent of 11-year-old girls are capable of becoming pregnant and giving birth. Korman ruled that Sebelius's decision was "arbitrary, capricious, and unreasonable." He said that girls who want to take the potentially life-ending drugs "should not be forced to endure, nor should the agency's misconduct be rewarded by, an exercise that permits the FDA...(Read Full Post)