Need condoms? Right there in the fucking aisle in a supermarket or CVS.
Need female birth control? Nah bruh, need a prescription and the consent of the lord Jesus Christ amen
… ah yes because a thin latex covering is the exact same thing as hormonal birth control which can have a bunch of really bad side effects up to and including blood clotting with fatal results. Yes fatal. Yes you can die from it. Never mind that any medication and that includes hormonal contraceptives, can interact with OTHER medication (barbiturates and antibiotics to name just two) you may take AND the fact that there are indeed a number of contra-indications such as cardio-vascular diseases and smokers over 40 and people who get auras before migraines to name just some.
Never mind that condoms are ALSO ‘female’ birth control because birth control concerns both fucking parties, as do STDS, for which condoms are a good prevention. Aaaand you can buy barrier methods that can be inserted in the vagina in the pharmacy, too. without prescription. (don’t believe me, how about you check those little paper slips in the packaging?). So yeah hormonal ANYTHING should be sold on fucking prescriptions because THEY ARE RISKY.
in short, OP is comparing a piece of polymer/plastic that can be a risk only if you have a latex allergy to metabolism altering/controlling drugs that need regular checkups with your doctor (once or twice a year) in order to be effective and not kill you instead.