WAMC New York News
3:26 pm
Thu December 8, 2005

Massachusetts ER's to dispense emergency contraception

Boston, MA – As of Monday, every hospital emergency room in Massachusetts will dispense Plan B Emergency Contraception to female rape victims. Governor Romney abandoned plans Thursday to exempt Roman Catholic and other privately owned hospitals from the new law passed by the legislature in September. The issue has drawn controversy in Western Massachusetts.

WAMC's Pioneer Valley Bureau Chief Jessica Bloustein reports.