The case is strong for over-the-counter access to the pill. Birth control pills are a safe, effective medication used by over 10 million women in the United States alone, and the pill has 50 years of global data backing it up.  There is no “one good time” to do this, so women’s advocates need to take the initiative and make this happen.

Written by Kirsten Moore and Aimee Thorne-Thomsen for – News, commentary and community for reproductive health and justice.