Women Are Buying Up Plan B Because They’re Terrified of the Future Supreme Court

Source: Time

By JULIA GLUM

July 11, 2018

Within hours of Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy’s retirement announcement last month, Emily Hauser was standing at a drugstore counter asking a pharmacist for two packages of Plan B.

Supreme Court of the United States - Washington, DC

WASHINGTON, DC – JULY 09: The Supreme Court of the United States is seen on Monday morning July 09, 2018 in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is expected to announce his choice to replace Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy Monday evening. (Photo by Matt McClain/The Washington Post via Getty Images)

At age 53, she didn’t need the emergency contraception pills — in fact, she wasn’t sure who would, or when. But Hauser bought them anyway. A mother of two, she’s worried her teenagers won’t be able to access Plan B if Roe v. Wade, the decision that protects a woman’s right to abortion, gets overturned after Kennedy leaves the Supreme Court.

It’s a big fear for Hauser, though she feels a little better with $70 worth of morning-after pills sitting in her cabinet.

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