OKLAHOMA CITY — An Oklahoma judge has temporarily blocked a state law that would keep minors from obtaining the Plan B contraceptive pill without a prescription, on the grounds that lawmakers may have violated a constitutional technicality in writing the bill.
District Judge Lisa Davis on Aug. 19 granted a request for a temporary restraining order on the law, which requires women under 17 to have a prescription to obtain the Plan B One-Step pill and generic emergency contraceptives. The law requires women 17 and older to show identification to a pharmacist to acquire the drugs.
Attorney General Scott Pruitt’s office voiced disappointment in the judge’s decision.
“The law simply...READ MORE