December 17, 2012

ENDING THE POLITICAL CONFLICT OVER CONTRACEPTION by making birth control non-prescription. In the abstract, I’d oppose this on medical grounds as I think the dangers of hormonal birth control — which is what he’s really talking about here — are underappreciated. But given that most doctors pass out birth control pills without any particular medical supervision, I think that in the real world the medical drawbacks of this approach are comparatively minor, and the benefits significant.