In California and Oregon, recent legislation has made it possible for women to buy hormonal birth control at their local pharmacy without a prescription from their doctor. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) has actually endorsed such access for years. And over-the-counter access is available in other parts of the world. Perhaps with this positive step forward, other states will begin to follow suit. To read more about the case for providing over-the-counter birth control access, click here.