NY Warns Pharmacies Against Refusing Birth Control

Gothamist reports:

New York Attorney General Letitia James sent out letters this week to CVS and Walgreens, cautioning the pharmacy giants that it is illegal in the Empire State to deny customers reproductive health products.

The warnings come in response to recent news reports that employees at Walgreens stores elsewhere in the country have delayed or refused reproductive services such as refilling a birth control prescription or selling condoms because of their religious beliefs.

While the AG’s office has not seen this happen yet in New York, reports of such incidents in other states have gone viral on social media, sparked calls to boycott Walgreens and raised questions about Walgreens’ and CVS’ policies on this type of employee conduct.

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