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Conscience protection for pharmacists now the law in Illinois :

An Illinois judge has ruled in favor of two pro-life pharmacists who don’t want to dispense the so-called “morning-after pill,” or Plan B, on religious grounds.

On Tuesday, Sangamon County Circuit Court Judge John Belz struck down a 6-year-old state law that required Illinois pharmacies to dispense emergency contraception.

“We’re thrilled,” Mark Rienzi, a Catholic University law professor and one of the pharmacy owners lawyers, said after the ruling.

“The law of Illinois and the law of the United States make it clear that people can enter the health care profession without having to check their conscience or religion at the door,” he said.

(Via: Stan Guthrie )

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