Archive for the 'Plan B' Category

Walmart and Plan B (again)

Thursday, August 14th, 2008

Here’s a story from a Walmart employee about one of their pharmacies dropping Plan B because one of the staff members objects. They then lie when asked for it and claim it is “out of stock”. This also violates Walmart’s stated policies, but who checks anyway? EC Access Denied: A Wal-mart pharmacy employee needs our […]

Women Friendly Wal-Mart

Thursday, April 5th, 2007

Just exactly what is Wal-Mart’s current policy on selling emergency contraceptive drugs? Planned Parenthood claims Wal-Mart is promising the following: Customers will receive their prescriptions or OTC products in stores “without discrimination (no harassment or lectures),” “without delay” and “without judgment.” It has promised to stock emergency contraception in every store where “one or more […]

IT MUST SUCK TO BE BRENT BEAMS…

Saturday, February 17th, 2007

The Tashina Byrd/Brent Beams meme is spreading across the country and writers are using not a little sarcasm in describing their feelings on the subject. A particularly vitriolic skewering of Beams come from I Blame The Patriarchy: …apparently Wal-Mart pharmacists must still take a loyalty oath to the Fraternal Godbag Order of Male Uterus Proprietors, […]

DOES WAL-MART EVER HAVE A PLAN B…?

Friday, February 16th, 2007

A month ago I posted about Tashina Byrd and the Wal-Mart pharmacist who laughed in her face when she tried to legally purchase Plan B. Things worked out for Byrd, she got what she needed at another pharmacy, but the story didn’t end there. Byrd is now a rallying point for the National Abortion and […]