The next big appointments by our president will not only be to the Supreme Court, but overlooked agencies that play vital roles in virtually every aspect of Americans' lives from food and water regulation and safety to influencing whether we go to war.
Where teens need help is in avoiding situations where they might lose control and in coping with situations when things have not gone as planned. Parental guidance can help with the former. Easy, informed access to Plan B can help with the latter.
In making her decision on Plan B, Kathleen Sebelius did not say that the FDA's science was wrong or that she had her own experts who disagreed with the FDA. She was making a policy decision, not a scientific decision.
Health and Human Services acted to protect kids Dec. 7 when HHS Secretary Kathleen Sebelius rejected a recommendation of the Food and Drug Administration to let stores sell powerful hormonal drugs to children over the counter.
By interjecting politics into the FDA drug review process, Secretary Sebelius placed the president in the unenviable position of not acting in the best interest of women's health. And politically, that's not a place the president wants to be.