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A Georgia politician says he'd rather call Plan B "Plan F for foolishness"? Plus, other madness!


Tracy Clark-Flory
August 25, 2006 11:00PM (UTC)

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A reader in Savannah, Georgia wrote us to share the unfortunate -- but unsurprising -- news that local politicians may gear up to restrict over-the-counter distribution of Plan B. Senate Majority Leader Tommie Williams of Georgia came up with this awesome quip: "I think I'd call it 'Plan F' for foolish -- to be able to get that pill over the counter as dangerous as it is."

Alternet: There's a debate raging at Alternet over birth control and men's rights, and they've been nice enough to give you a painless round-up.

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The Independent: Sexual assault rates are growing exponentially in Darfur refugee camps. In one refugee camp "200 women have been sexually assaulted in the past five weeks," according to The Independent.

San Francisco Chronicle: Columnist C.W. Nevius lays out the insane ramblings from the anti-abortion camp over the FDA's approval of over-the-counter use for Plan B. Nevius presses Andrea Lafferty, executive director of the Traditional Values Coalition in Washington, D.C., about her specific objections to Plan B but shies away from such "cerebral conversation."


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