To start, allowing contraceptives to be purchased without prescriptions is good policy. It would bring down prices and expand access.

Making oral contraceptives available over the counter would also be safe, according to the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists.

Philosophically, it’s consistent with limited government principles. It removes unnecessary government regulations and increases choice.

It doesn’t impose new burdens on businesses or religious institutions, nor does it require an increase in government health care spending.