This does not pass the smell test … this is simply wrong …

…This does not pass the smell test … this is simply wrong …


Brownback Signs Law That Allows Pharmacists to Guess if Women Are Having an Abortion, Refuse Them Service


 With the signing of a new expanded conscience clause bill in Kansas, Republican Governor Sam Brownback has now legally blessed a virtually open-ended number of situations in which "religious" workers can refuse to assist women under the guise that they believe they "may be" terminating a pregnancy.

Advocates of the law argue that it "updates existing law." But by changing the law to include refusal to administer any drug that they believe may terminate a pregnancy, it opens the door to refusal of birth control and emergency contraception — both of which many anti-choice medical workers and pharmacists erroneously charge end very early pregnancies rather than preventing conception. The law could also allow refusal of even more medically-necessary drugs simply because they may relate to abortions.   

 Read moreclip_image001   By Robin Marty | RH Reality Check   …Posted on Tuesday, May 15, 2012 @ 06:55 AM


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