A woman wants to fill a prescription for the morning-after pill at her local drugstore.... a pharmacist believes hormonal contraception is murder. Whose rights do you protect, and how? We discuss pharmacists and birth control, ethics and conscience.
Gene Herr, pharmacist fired from his job in 2004 for refusing to fill a prescription for emergency contraceptives
Deborah Ortiz, California State Senator (D-Sacramento); sponsor of legislation that would require pharmacists to dispense a lawful prescription except in specified circumstances
Julie Rovner, NPR Health Policy Correspondent