The Morning After

Douthat, Ross; Littlefield, Nathan; Poe, Marshall
April 2005
Atlantic;Apr2005, Vol. 295 Issue 3, p44
This article offers a look at public behavioral response to the commercial selling of the morning-after birth control pill. Advocates' predictions that it could reduce the risk of unwanted pregnancy, and opponents' fears that it would encourage risky sexual behavior are both highlighted. The results of a study are listed, showing that neither sexual activity nor conception is affected by the relative ease of access to the pill.


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