Open Phones

Telephone lines were open for comments on “Judge Overturns Age Limit to Buy ‘Plan B’ Contraceptive.” The previous… read more

Telephone lines were open for comments on “Judge Overturns Age Limit to Buy ‘Plan B’ Contraceptive.” The previous day Senior Judge Edward Korman in the U.S. Eastern District of New York issued an opinion that rebuked actions by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius in restricting the sales of this “morning after” pill. Christie Smythe, a reporter covering Brooklyn and Manhattan courts for Bloomberg News, talked by telephone about the history of the drug Plan B One-Step and the judge’s ruling. A video clip was played of White House Press Secretary Jay Carney the previous day expressing the president’s support of the administration decisions.

The program closed with a preview clip from Book TV of the Local Content Vehicle coverage from Mesa, Arizona, siring during the weekend. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Washington, District of Columbia, United States
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Apr 6, 2013

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  • Apr 06, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN RADIO
  • Apr 06, 2013 | 7:00am EDT | C-SPAN 1
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