Monday, September 24, 2012

13 NYC Public Schools Now Offering Morning After Pill to Students — Without Parental Consent

NEW YORK (TheBlaze/AP) — File this one under “controversial.” The New York City Department of Education is making the morning-after-pill available to high school girls at 13 public schools.
The DOE says girls as young as 14 will be able to get the Plan B emergency contraception without parental consent.
Parents have been notified about the CATCH (Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health) pilot program and how their daughters can opt out of it. The New York Post has more about the controversial program:


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