Okla. Judge Halts State Plan B Restrictions

Law360, New York (August 20, 2013, 1:47 PM EDT) -- An Oklahoma state judge on Monday temporarily stopped a state law that would restrict the sale of emergency contraception by requiring girls under 17 years of age to show a prescription in order to obtain morning-after pills.

Oklahoma county court judge Lisa Davis temporarily blocked the rule, part of the state’s HB 2226, from going into effect while she considers the challenge brought to the rule by human rights advocacy group the Center for Reproductive Rights, which confirmed the ruling in a statement Monday. HB 2226...
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