Wednesday, April 26, 2006
Its kind of like make believe...only different
Once upon a time, in a land not so far away, there was a "scientific" agency whose officials argued that the morning after pill would lead to promiscuous sex cults....

In the memo released by the FDA during the discovery process, Dr. Curtis Rosebraugh, an agency medical officer, wrote: "As an example, she stated that we could not anticipate, or prevent extreme promiscuous behaviors such as the medication taking on an 'urban legend' status that would lead adolescents to form sex-based cults centered around the use of Plan B."Rosebraugh indicated he found no reason to bar nonprescription sales of Plan B."This was the level of scientific discourse, so to speak," Heller said in a phone interview, referring to concerns attributed to Woodcock. "I find it very odd that these people who are supposed to be responsible scientists and doctors are making up wacky reasons."

Yeah. I know....
but on the bright side, I get to use the phrase "sex-based cults" in an academic paper.

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