By Gudrun Schultz

MASSACHUSETTS, United States, February 2, 2006 ( – Three women who are suing Wal-Mart after being denied the abortion-causing Plan B morning after pill have admitted to the Associated Press that the action was planned with abortion rights groups and lawyers.

Moreover has learned that at least two of the women involved are themselves activists pushing the abortifacient drugs.Â

Dr. Rebekah Gee and nurse and midwife Julia Battel, with Katrina McCarty, launched the suit in an attempt to force Wal-Mart to stock the drug on the grounds that it is a “commonly prescribed medicine,” the definition given to drugs that pharmacists are required to stock. A new state law allows pharmacists to dispense Plan B without a prescription, but they aren’t required to make it available.

Dr. Gee and Ms. Battel have been active promoters of emergency contraception (EC).

Dr. Gee worked with the Massachusetts Medical Society to push for Bill 1643, an “emergency contraception” access act that passed late last year, allowing women to get Plan B without seeing their doctor. Dr. Gee is featured on the Pharmacy Access Partnership website, an organization that works to make EC widely available.

Battel also worked to ensure the passage of Bill 1634, promoting the work of the Massachusetts Coalition for Choice, which backed the legislation, and encouraging colleagues to contact legislators in support of the bill.

In the April 2005 newsletter for the Massachusetts’ Nurses Association, posted on their website, Battel makes misleading statements about emergency contraception, stating:

“EC does not cause an abortion…EC will not disrupt an already established pregnancy and will not harm the developing fetus if mistakenly taken during pregnancy.”

In fact, Plan B does interrupt a pregnancy by preventing a baby in the very earliest stages from attaching to the wall of the womb. The drug causes abortion of the child when taken in the first few days of pregnancy. Battel includes the term “established” before pregnancy but does not inform her readers that by this she means that she only regards pregnancy as established when the unborn child implants in the mother’s uterus.Â

Simple biology however, informs that the child is conceived when the sperm and ovum join and implantation of that already living unborn child can take several hours even more than a day. Thus Plan B will kill live embryonic children if they have not yet implanted in their mothers’ wombs.

To express support for Wal-Mart on line, go to:

  Call: 1-800-925-6278

Mailing address:

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.
  Attn: Customer Service
  702 S.W. 8th Street
  Bentonville, AR 72716


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