In October, the Food and Drug Administration postponed an advisory committee meeting to hear and review testimony as it considers allowing birth control pills to be sold over the counter. This delay is deeply frustrating. Every day we wait is a day longer that barriers to contraception remain in place. While over-the-counter birth control pills would be a first in the United States, we would be following the pathway of more than 100 other countries.
We need government to act now to expand birth control pill access
November 3, 2022