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New York City high schools to offer “morning after” pills in a pilot program called CATCH, (Connecting Adolescents To Comprehensive Health). In 13 of New York City’s high schools, the Department of Education has authorized distribution of the controversial Plan B hormonal birth control in nurses offices without parental consent. Only 1-2% of parents selected to opt out of the program by form.

New York City Council Speaker Christine C. Quinn stated,

High school students are very sexually active and getting pregnant, so we don’t have that luxury to think that they are too young to be engaged in conversations about contraception and sexual education.”

What is next school based abortion clinics?

What is Plan B?  Click Here

In the 2011-12 school year, 567 students received emergency contraception, known as Plan B Click Here

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