SIOUX FALLS, S.D., May 15 (LSN) – On July 1, a new law in South Dakota will protect pharmacists from losing their jobs, should they refuse to fill prescriptions for abortion or euthanasia drugs. The legislation passed in the House and Senate with overwhelming majorities of 57-10 and 30-3 respectively. Giving the lie to their “pro-choice” rhetoric, Planned Parenthood and other pro-abortion groups complained bitterly about the measure.  The law comes on the heels of a decision in favour of South Dakota pharmacist Jeff Gallagher who was threatened with losing his job for refusing to fill prescriptions for “morning-after pills.” Gallagher complained to the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, saying his Catholic faith prohibited him from dispensing the abortion-causing drugs.


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