Obama Administration Asks Appeals Court To Delay Judge's Order On Emergency Contraceptive

Politico: DOJ Appeals For Stay Of Plan B One-Step Order
The federal government's legal fight over the availability of emergency contraception is heating up at the next level in the courts. The Department of Justice is seeking a delay in compliance with a district court order requiring the Food and Drug Administration to make emergency contraception available over the counter without age restrictions while it appeals that decision (Smith, 5/14).

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