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A pharmacist who refused to fill a woman's emergency contraceptive prescription did not violate her rights, Minnesota jury rules

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A pharmacist who refused to fill a woman's emergency contraceptive prescription did not violate her rights, Minnesota jury rules

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"I can't help but wonder about the other women who may be turned away," the plaintiff Andrea Anderson said.

Not everyone has the means or ability to drive hundreds of miles to get a prescription filled.

State laws banning abortion "from the moment of fertilization" could interfere with access to emergency contraception.

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Author / Journalist: salarshani@businessinsider.com (Sarah Al-Arshani)

Category: Economy

Topics: Law Emergency contraception Minnesota News Roe v Wade

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Published On: 2022-08-06, 14:28:24

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Article Length: 381 words

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