A Brooklyn federal judge ordered the Food and Drug Administration to make the morning-after emergency contraception pill available to girls of all ages on Friday, according to The New York Times and Reuters.
The decision would make the most common morning-after emergency contraception pill available to girls 16 and under without requiring a prescription from their physician.
The ruling by U.S. District Judge Edward Korman comes in a lawsuit brought by reproductive-rights groups, which had sought to remove age and other restrictions on emergency contraception.
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