|Sen. Clinton to Head State Dept: Advocate for Women Worldwide?|
RHRealityCheck.org, November 21, 2008
By Emily Douglas
Blog quotes Adrienne Germain, President, IWHC. Originally published by RHRealityCheck.org.
The FDA was dragging its feet on approving emergency contraception - medication that ceases to be effective if its use is delayed - for over-the-counter pharmacy access. She held up a Senate confirmation until the FDA approved. The Department of Health and Human Services threatens to promulgate regulations that would broaden provider conscience protections, enabling providers to refuse to prescribe or even refuse to refer patients for care they find "morally objectionable" - including contraception....
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