Good news for servicewomen

Today’s Airforce Times describes a new bill sponsored by Senators Al Franken and Olympia Snowe that would make emergency contraceptives available to women serving overseas.

The Compassionate Care for Servicewomen Act also mandates that patients “not be required to get prior approval”  before recieving care. It is similar, the article notes, to  legislation sponsored by Hillary Clinton when she served on the Senate Armed Services Committee.

For more on the Act, including its current status, visit: