Alabama Nurses Quit over Morning-After Pill

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Some nurses in Alabama's public health clinics have quit their jobs rather than administer the emergency contraception known as the morning-after pill. The nurses say they consider the drug to be the equivalent of abortion, and that goes against their beliefs. NPR's Debbie Elliott reports.



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