Target-ing women

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Despite their sponsorship of an entire New Yorker issue, despite the snazzy-for-a-chain style, yes, despite its difficult to comprehend big-box hipster status, we will be waving goodbye to Target.

They've allowed their pharmacists to fall down on the job and refuse to dispense emergency contraceptives to women while: "The national headquarters of Target has not responded to three PPFA [Planned Parenthood Federation of America] attempts to clarify its policy on pharmacist refusals."

"[A 26-year-old Missouri woman] was told that she could go to a local Walgreens instead." Perhaps, perhaps not. Walgreens has also failed Planned Parenthood's standards by not requiring its pharmacists to do their jobs. Find out who fails, who passes, and who's wiggling out of it, [HERE]. (Feministing)

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