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Opill, the first over-the-counter birth control pill, will be on shelves soon − here are some key things to know

The Food and Drug Administration’s 2023 approval of the first over-the-counter birth control pill, called Opill, broadened the options for people seeking to prevent pregnancy. On March 4, 2024, the pill’s manufacturer, Perrigo Company, announced that it has started shipping Opill and that consumers can expect to see it on shelves by the end of the month.

What’s the status of abortion access in Pennsylvania?

Abortion is legal in Pennsylvania. And with a Democratic governor in power who supports access, it will almost certainly remain so for at least the next three years. But that doesn’t mean it’s as easy to get an abortion in the commonwealth as supporters want it to be.

Mapping the path forward: Legislating the next stage of reproductive rights in Pennsylvania

Monday is the 51st anniversary of Roe vs. Wade, the landmark abortion case the U.S. Supreme Court overturned in 2022. This year, abortion rights advocates and lawmakers say they are not looking back at what was lost, but are instead seeking the path forward.