NY Schools Disperse 12,000+ Doses of Plan B Without Parental Consent

According to documents obtained by the New York Post through a Freedom of Information Act request, New York City schools distributed approximately 12,721 doses of emergency contraception (aka “Plan B” or “The Morning-After Pill”) through school clinics.

The clinics also gave students other forms of contraception, including IUDs and injections of long-term contraception.

The clinics were able to do so because under New York law, schools do not need to obtain parental consent to give contraceptives to teenagers. The schools’ activities are causing a great deal of controversy among parents.

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