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Washington, DC (LifeNews.com) – A leading expert on the morning after pill admitted at a National Press Club forum today that “real world” experience of easy access to the drug has not reduced the numbers of pregnancies or abortions.

Kirsten Moore, president and CEO of Reproductive Health Technologies Project, there is no evidence that easy access to the morning-after pill reduces pregnancies or abortions, as pro-abortion groups have claimed.

The claim has been a rallying point for abortion advocates who want the FDA to approve the drug, which sometimes causes an abortion, for over the counter sale and wants mandates forcing pharmacists to fill prescriptions for it.

“I think it’s an honest question, the experts had estimated that we would see a drop by up to half in the rates of unintended pregnancy and the rates of abortion. And in fact in the real world we’re not seeing that,” Moore said.

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