Over-the-counter birth control is available in more than 100 countries, but not the United States, and whether it should be is a matter of fierce debate. The Onion takes a look at the pros and cons of making birth control available over the counter.


PRO

More practical than over-the-counter abortions

Nice to throw women a bone every now and then

Free samples at Costco

CVS cashier will finally learn how cool you are


CON

Devastating to shotgun wedding industry

More wholesome medicines like Tylenol and Claritin may feel uncomfortable being so close to such a scandalous drug

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Lower abortion rate would leave pro-life cause with nothing to protest

Devil gon’ getcha

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