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Cyndee

Transwoman refused HRT script in AZ

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Cyndee

FYI,

 

https://www.cnn.com/2018/07/20/health/arizona-trans-woman-cvs-pharmacist-prescription-trnd/index.html

 

The article went on to say the pharmacist no longer works there. But it took filing a report to the state agency there. 

 

How distressing.....

 

 

 

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VickySGV

Sadly, we are going to see more of these shenanigans for a while.  The social climate has a foul wind blowing in our faces.

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Carolyn Marie

There will always be those individuals whose personal opinions and biases are stronger than their need to abide by laws, rules or common sense.  The good news is that corporations like CVS don't tolerate such behavior and act on it.  CVS, in its response, did a solid to our community.

 

Carolyn Marie

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VickySGV

In another sites forum where I post in regard to religion and Trans people this event had been put up for discussion.  Arizona says the pharmacist can refuse to fill the scripy on "moral grounds" so how could he be fired.  This was my reply there

 

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Refusing to return the prescription so she could not go to another pharmacy was THEFT on the pharmacists part. This overarched his refusal on "religious beliefs" because it is a crime clearly defined by the state. The doctor did not commit or attempt to commit a crime in writing the script, and the E is not a "controlled substance". The woman did not commit a crime in obtaining the prescription and was not given the chance to walk away without paying for it. The pharmacist did commit the crime when he did not return it since he would not use it for the purpose of dispensing a legal medication. Thou shalt not steal!.

 

I have had a lot of agreement from the group.

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