WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration approved the first over-the-counter birth control pill July 13, giving the go-ahead for the sale of Opill, by the drug manufacturer Perrigo, without a doctor’s prescription. The FDA’s decision is only for this pill, not other birth control pills. Opill will be available for sale early next […]
A U.S. bishop said the Federal Drug Administration should reject a unanimous vote by a panel of advisers May 10 recommending that it allow a birth control pill to be sold over the counter without a doctor’s prescription.
An advisory panel of the Food and Drug Administration voted unanimously on May 10 to recommend that a birth control pill be sold in the U.S. without a doctor’s prescription.
It might come as a surprise to some that the Catholic Church does not always oppose the “use of contraceptives.” The particular context is important.
Dear Editor: The most traumatic event of the 20th century was not the Second World War or the dropping of the atomic bomb. It was the birth control pill!