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Schools / Morning-After Pill #1031672

NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012
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(Studio: Savannah Guthrie) Report introduced.

(New York: Katy Tur) The controversy in New York City over a pilot program that allows high schools to dispense the morning-after emergency contraceptive to students without telling their parents featured; Plan B ad shown; statistics on school-based health clinics that are allowed to dispense contraceptives and on teen pregnancies cited. [Parent Genis TORRES†, student Evelyn DELAROSA†- react.] [Health Department assistant commissioner Deborah KAPLAN††- says having it in school is critical because it’s time sensitive.] [New York City Parents Union Mona DAVIDS†- says giving a child a chemical hormonal drug cocktail without informed consent is absurd.]

Guthrie, Savannah;
Tur, Katy

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