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Interesting one-two punch here.

On the same day that the Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report confirming that the FDA's decision to prevent the over-the-counter selling of emergency contraception (Plan B) wasn't entirely on the level, the controversy over Target's Plan B policy heats up.

According to Nico Pitney: "The blockbuster finding of the report is that then-FDA Commissioner Lester Crawford (a close ally of anti-choice groups) reportedly decided to reject the Plan B application months before the FDA’s study of the drug was completed."

At the same time, Target is officially allowing its pharmacists to refuse to fill women's prescriptions if their belief system tells them it's wrong. A situation nobody would have to confront were Plan B an over-the-counter medication.

I'm not saying it was coordinated. I'm just saying.

Atrios is calling for a boycott. (ThinkProgress)

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