White House Drops Effort To Restrict OTC Morning-After Pills

Law360, Los Angeles (June 10, 2013, 9:42 PM EDT) -- The U.S. Department of Justice will no longer attempt to block an order directing the U.S. Food and Drug Administration to provide Plan B One-Step emergency contraception without a prescription to girls and women of all ages, according to a letter filed in New York federal court Monday.

The letter comes a month after the DOJ said it would ask the Second Circuit to overturn the federal court order handed down in April in which U.S. District Judge Edward R. Korman ruled that the FDA must...
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