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Plan B: A Collision of Science and Politics

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Science  07 Oct 2005:
Vol. 310, Issue 5745, pp. 38-39
DOI: 10.1126/science.310.5745.38

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Summary

Studies of the emergency contraceptive Plan B in thousands of women have failed to assuage the concerns of abortion opponents and top drug regulators in the United States. Researchers see ideology trumping sound science.