8/31/2005

Daily Kos: A Principled Bush Administration Official found

3rd Fatima miracle ?

Diogenes Hits Paydirt: A Principled Bush Administration Official
by Armando
Wed Aug 31st, 2005 at 12:54:47 CDT

FDA Official Resigns Over Politicization of "Morning After" Pill by BushCo:

A high-ranking Food and Drug Administration official resigned Wednesday in protest over the agency's refusal to allow over-the-counter sales of emergency contraception. Susan Wood, director of FDA's Office of Women's Health, announced her resignation in an e-mail to colleagues at the agency. The e-mail was released by contraception advocates.

"I can no longer serve as staff when scientific and clinical evidence, fully evaluated and recommended for approval by the professional staff here, has been overruled . . . The recent decision announced by the Commissioner about emergency contraception, which continues to limit women's access to a product that would reduce unintended pregnancies and reduce abortions, is contrary to my core commitment to improving and advancing women's health."

My admiration for Ms. Wood's integrity is high.

Daily Kos: Diogenes Hits Paydirt: A Principled Bush Administration Official

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