Population Control and Contraception: A Hamburg Family Affair

The FDA, under the direction of Dr. Margaret Hamburg, has now approved over-the-counter sales of Plan B One-Step emergency contraception to people 15 years of age and older.  Just two years ago, the legal age was 17 and older. Originally, the pharmaceutical manufacturer Teva applied to the FDA to have the contraceptive be available to anyone of any age, but even abortion fanatic Kathleen Sebelius, head of the HHS, knew that easy access to contraceptives by very young girls would be reckless and could bring in an avalanche of lawsuits.  So she blocked the FDA from approving that application. But the real story behind all of this maneuvering over when a teenager understands the implications and complications of taking a morning-after pill goes back to who's in charge at the FDA. Population-control eugenicists raised Dr. Hamburg. Dr. Hamburg, daughter of psychiatrists -- one of whom served as president of the leftist Institute of Medicine (David Hamburg, director IOM...(Read Full Post)