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CNN: Wal-Mart to Carry Plan B Contraception
News on the announcement that the chain would reverse its former stance and begin stocking emergency contraceptives (morning-after pills) in its pharmacies.
http://money.cnn.com/2006/03/03/news/companies/walmart_contraception/

Contraception Editorial: From American Idol to Plan B: A Call for a Shift in Priorities
Perspectives on the effectiveness and potential for emergency contraception to reduce unintended pregnancy in the U.S.
http://www.arhp.org/Publications-and-Resources/Contraception-Journal/November-2007

Emergency Contraception (a.k.a. "Morning After Pill")
A thorough summary of the issues, from ReligiousTolerance.org.
http://www.religioustolerance.org/abo_emer.htm

FDA Official Quits Over Delay on Plan B
US Food and Drug Administration official in charge of women's health issues resigned in protest against the decision to further delay a final ruling on whether the "morning-after pill" should be made more easily accessible.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/08/31/AR2005083101271.html

FDA: Plan B Information
US FDA Center for Drug Evaluation and Research documents related to the proposal to move this emergency contraception medication to over-the-counter status. Includes FAQ about the drug and the review process.
http://www.fda.gov/CDER/drug/infopage/planB/default.htm

Plan B Battles Embroil States
Washington Post reports that after the US Food and Drug Administration failed to decide whether or not to make the "morning-after" pill available without a prescription, most states are considering legislation to expand or restrict access to the drug.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2006/02/26/AR2006022601380.html

Plan B Pill Snarls FDA Nominee Hearings
US Today reports that over-the-counter emergency contraception was the main issue in Congressional hearings on the nomination of Andrew von Eschenbach to head the Food and Drug Administration.
http://www.usatoday.com/news/washington/2006-08-01-fda-nominee_x.htm

Plan B: The Behind-the-Counter Over-the-Counter Pill?
Article traces the saga of the controversies and delays related to the request for U.S. FDA approval of over the counter sales of the emergency contraceptive.
http://seedmagazine.com/content/article/plan_b_the_behind-the-counter_over-the-counter_pill/

Survey Finds Pharmacists, Public Favor Widespread Access to Emergency Contraception
Results of a U.S. opinion survey.
http://ec.princeton.edu/news/press2.html

The Christian Institute - The Morning After Pill Promoting Promiscuity
UK Christian organization discusses many objections to emergency contraception and programs to increase the availability of "morning after" birth control.
http://www.christian.org.uk/html-publications/promotingpromiscuity.htm

The Morning After Pill
Site asserts that "morning after" emergency contraception is just another abortion approach that kills a human life.
http://www.morningafterpill.org/

There's Got To Be a Morning After
Issues surrounding emergency contraception in Australia and initiatives to make the pills easier to obtain.
http://www.smh.com.au/articles/2003/06/27/1056683908357.html