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Feedback at 5:00: Morning-After Pill

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After a federal judge's ruling, the FDA will make the morning-after pill available over the counter.

The order also directs the agency to make it available to a person of any age without a prescription.   
The ruling overturns a decision by Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius.

She had issued an order requiring a prescription for girls under 17-years-old.

Emergency contraceptives prevent a pregnancy by preventing a fertilized egg from embedding in the uterus.

For tonight's "Feedback at 5:00," we asked what you thought of the decision.