Health Care

Getting the Pill Without a Doctor: The Revolution Begins

This won't end the abortion wars, but it's a big win for women. And for rational health-care policy.

One of these is easier to buy than the other.

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Oregon is making hormonal birth control legally available without a doctor's prescription, and California is set to follow suit. This is great policy, and the rest of the country should follow this example.

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