Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump outlined on national television this week that he believes women should be able to obtain birth control over-the-counter, without a prescription. Appearing on the Dr. Oz Show, which aired nationwide on Thursday, Trump was asked during the program whether it “should be mandated in this country that we reimburse women for their birth control.”

“I think what we have in birth control is, you know, when you have to get a prescription, that’s a pretty tough something to climb,” he replied. “And I would say it should not be a prescription. It should not be done by prescription.” “You have women that just aren’t able to go get a prescription,” Trump continued. “So and more and more people are coming out and saying that, but I am not in favor of prescription for birth control.” READ MORE