Some news stories that caught our eye this week:
- The FDA lowered the age limit this week (to 15) for emergency contraception and gave Plan B the green light to sit on drugstore shelves (instead of behind the pharmacist’s counter).
- Wednesday was May Day, also known as International Workers Day. Seattle’s The Stranger is attempting to focus a little more on the actual goals of the “family-friendly immigrant and workers’ rights march” vs. how many windows were broken.
- An incredibly powerful story from a domestic violence survivor in our state. The full segment will air on NBC’s Rock Center with Brian Williams tonight and talks about the escalated risk when domestic violence abusers have access to guns.
- Saudi Arabia just launched its first major ad campaign against domestic violence. Check it out!