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Images of American Sexuality in Debates Over Nonprescription Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Images of American Sexuality in Debates Over Nonprescription Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills Images of American Sexuality in Debates Over Nonprescription Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills L. L. Wynn, PhD, and James Trussell, PhD their need for emergency contracep- The revelation was another The debate over emergency contra- tion, but also to educate them about blow to the credibility of the FDA, ceptive pill access in the United States proper sexual behavior and protect which has been widely criticized revolves around speculations about them from abuse. Proponents advo- over its failure to evaluate this drug Americans’ sexual lives. The recently cated putting more responsibility for on the basis of scientific evi- released internal U.S. Food and Drug sexual health decision making in the 2,3 dence. With its speculation about Administration (FDA) memo that ex- hands of women, not doctors, and presses fears that adolescents will form urban legends and sex-based cults, complained about the moralizing scru- “sex-based cults” around emergency the memo was also a poignant re- tiny of medical providers. In the ab- contraceptive pills echoes arguments minder that the U.S. debate over sence of nonprescription access to made against the nonprescription nonprescription access to emer- emergency contraception, advance switch at the 2003 FDA hearings. In gency contraceptive pills revolves prescription http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Obstetrics & Gynecology Wolters Kluwer Health

Images of American Sexuality in Debates Over Nonprescription Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills

Obstetrics & Gynecology , Volume 108 (5) – Nov 1, 2006

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0029-7844
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1873-233X
DOI
10.1097/01.AOG.0000237193.90586.53
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17077255
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Abstract

Images of American Sexuality in Debates Over Nonprescription Access to Emergency Contraceptive Pills L. L. Wynn, PhD, and James Trussell, PhD their need for emergency contracep- The revelation was another The debate over emergency contra- tion, but also to educate them about blow to the credibility of the FDA, ceptive pill access in the United States proper sexual behavior and protect which has been widely criticized revolves around speculations about them from abuse. Proponents advo- over its failure to evaluate this drug Americans’ sexual lives. The recently cated putting more responsibility for on the basis of scientific evi- released internal U.S. Food and Drug sexual health decision making in the 2,3 dence. With its speculation about Administration (FDA) memo that ex- hands of women, not doctors, and presses fears that adolescents will form urban legends and sex-based cults, complained about the moralizing scru- “sex-based cults” around emergency the memo was also a poignant re- tiny of medical providers. In the ab- contraceptive pills echoes arguments minder that the U.S. debate over sence of nonprescription access to made against the nonprescription nonprescription access to emer- emergency contraception, advance switch at the 2003 FDA hearings. In gency contraceptive pills revolves prescription

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Published: Nov 1, 2006

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