(Washington, D.C.) The Justice Department is appealling a judge’s order removing age limits to purchase the Plan-B pill.
Previoudly,the pill could only be sold to those 17 or older.
Tuesday, the FDA lowered the age to 15.
The pill can sometimes stop fertilization from tsking place.
Plan-B is different from RU-486, also known as ‘the abortion pill,’ which can cause an abortion early in a pregnancy.
The Justice Department claims the judge exceeded his authority and his decision should be suspeneded while the appeal is underway.