Log in

No account? Create an account

Eugie · Foster's · Self-Indulgent · Musings

Boycott Target

Recent Entries · Archive · Friends · Profile

* * *
I don't usually go into political diatribes here. I find the sorts of political arguments that one gets into on the Internet tedious. But I'm making a rare exception here, because it's something I feel strongly about. I'm shaking out the ole boycott rug to protest pharmacists that refuse to fill contraception prescriptions. The idea of someone, anyone at all, mucking with my or any woman's decisions about her body and her life gets me spitting mad. As such, Target will no longer be receiving my consumer dollars until they revamp their policies since apparently, Target is A-OK with their pharmacists being righteous misogynists.

For more links and rants, check out cmpriest's information-filled post and jinzi's very eloquent letter of protest.


Writing Stuff

New Words: 600
Back to work on the heroic fantasy tale, "Rue and Ruin."
Zokutou word meterZokutou word meter
5,155 / 7,500

Club 100 For Writers

I'm feeling:
enraged enraged
* * *
* * *
On November 5th, 2005 02:27 pm (UTC), mouseferatu commented:
I'd have to agree. Pharmacists are very well trained for what they do, but they are not MDs. As far as I'm concerned, pharmacists have no more business making medical decisions than... Well, than insurance companies do.

Don't think we're likely to get that law changed any time soon, either. :-(
On November 5th, 2005 02:28 pm (UTC), mouseferatu replied:
And of course, the "very well trained" comment assumes the pharmacist in question is an actual pharmacist, not just someone working behind the counter...
* * *

Previous Entry · Write something · Share · Next Entry