[The Plan B decision] is a double standard based on age for over-the-counter sales.
The issue is, once you've involved politics in the drug approval process, there's no way to put that genie back in the bottle.
[After decades of focusing on men's health, many experts agree that this apparent backlash is premature.] We still haven't done all the catch-up that we need to do, ... We don't want women's health to be a flash in the pan.
She's a very capable and dedicated person who will do an excellent job.
Women were being denied access to a product that could reduce unintended pregnancy and the need for abortion and it was being blocked for reasons that were not credible or understandable by me.
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.
We're working under a tight budget this year, very tight.
I don't believe the agency was acting independently, ... It's very troubling.