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Half-price emergency contraception can be ordered online if you think ahead

TweetA new health care company called Syzygy sells emergency contraception online for $25 including shipping–which is about half the cost of EC sold at a pharmacy. Eliminating the middleman and shipping directly to the consumer not only reduces the cost but also sidesteps some of the other barriers folks often face trying to get EC. Sometimes pharmacies [...]
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Can you access Plan B?

TweetEmergency contraception is now legally available over the counter, but as we have reported previously, there are still barriers to accessing Plan B, including pharmacies that still keep the product behind the counter. The Media Consortium is running a project to map EC access now that the product should be available everywhere. Check out the [...]
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In NYC? Join tonight’s flashmob to demand EC access!

Tweet Tonight, reproductive justice advocates in New York City will join together in a flashmob to demand over-the-counter emergency contraception for people of all ages. As Feminsting has written about before, the Obama administration refuses to respect voluminous research that EC is really, really safe and instead relies on sexist, paternalistic instinct to deny access [...]
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Age restrictions on emergency contraception access are unacceptable

TweetFeministing co-founder Jessica Valenti has a well written and compelling piece in the Nation today on the FDA’s decision to make emergency contraception, or the morning after pill, available over the counter to women older than 15 years old who can “prove their age”. From the FDA press release: The product will now be labeled [...]
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