With emergency contraception in the news more and more these days due to Hobby Lobby’s request that the Supreme Court take up a case against the Obamacare contraception mandate, and Hobby Lobby’s false claims that emergency contraception causes abortion, remember to share this handy dandy Science of Plan B video around!
Let’s bust the myths that are floating around about emergency contraception. READY? GO!
Kelly found Plan B One-Step on the shelf at Target in New Jersey in its new packaging! Hopefully the release of the new packaging means that all stores will start stocking it on shelves without restrictions, according to FDA protocol.
Accidents happen — that’s why there’s emergency contraception. It’s birth control you can use up to 5 days after unprotected sex. Anyone can get Plan B One-Step over the counter at the drugstore (no matter your gender, age, or state that you live in).
With this year’s buzz about Plan B One-Step moving over-the-counter without age restrictions, it’s more important than ever to make sure our friends know how emergency contraception works. Check out asapscience's video about the science of Plan B! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7Vozr9vHeMo
A majestic looking box of Plan B One-Step captured by LaTwyla Mathias, a South Carolina Contraceptive Access Campaign youth activist.
Oh, look! It’s Plan B One-Step emergency contraception on store shelves next to the lube and pregnancy tests, where it belongs.