Biden Administration Looks To Force Pharmacies to Fill Abortion Pill Prescriptions

President Joe Biden’s administration is warning retail pharmacies that refusing to supply patients with abortion pills would violate anti-discrimination laws. Pro-life leaders insist that forcing pharmacists to dispense abortion drugs would violate their conscience rights.

New guidelines issued by the Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Civil Rights emphasize to roughly 60,000 pharmacies in the United States that refusing to fill prescriptions for abortion drugs is pregnancy discrimination.

“The guidance makes clear that as recipients of federal financial assistance, including Medicare and Medicaid payments, pharmacies are prohibited under law from discriminating based on race, color, national origin, sex, age, and disability in their programs and activities,” HHS said in a release.

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