Controversial 'morning-after' pill doled out in Westchester, Rockland
Planned Parenthoods in Westchester and Rockland counties distributed the controversial "morning-after" birth control pill Wednesday in an effort to deal with unwanted pregnancies.
The drug was given out as part of a nationwide Emergency Contraception Day. Planned Parenthood says it is a very positive prevention message. The emergency contraception sells in drug stores for about $45, but the group is giving it out free for a day. However, some pro-life activists say it shouldn't be so easy for people to get a hold of the pill.
Some pro-life activists even say the pill is dangerous to women?s health. However, those with Planned Parenthood say the ?morning-after? pill is safe or the FDA wouldn't have approved it as an over-the-counter drug.